Weather Service Report


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FPAK51 PAFC 301126
ZFPAER

Alaska Zone Weather Forecasts
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Spot temperatures and probabilities of measurable precipitation
are for today, tonight, and Friday.


AKZ101-310130-
Anchorage-
Including the cities of Anchorage, Eagle River, Indian,
and Eklutna
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. variable wind to 10 mph.
Along Turnagain Arm and higher
elevations...southeast wind 15 to 30 mph.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. A slight chance of snow and rain showers after
midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph except southeast 20 to 30 mph along
Turnagain Arm and higher elevations.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow showers in the
morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. variable wind to
10 mph. Along Turnagain Arm and
higher elevations...southeast wind 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
evening. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Variable wind 10 mph
except southeast 15 to 30 mph along Turnagain Arm and higher
elevations.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers.
Highs in the 40s. variable wind to 10 mph. Along Turnagain Arm and
higher elevations...southeast wind
15 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows in the 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and a slight chance
of snow showers. Highs 35 to 45.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 to 35. Highs
35 to 45.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 25 to
35.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain
and snow. Highs in the 40s. Lows 25 to 35.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the
40s.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Anchorage    36     30     41  /  10     20     20


$$

AKZ111-310130-
Matanuska Valley-
Including the cities of Palmer, Wasilla, Sutton, and Chickaloon
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...Partly sunny in the morning then becoming cloudy. Highs
in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Northeast wind 10 to 25 mph. Gusts
to 35 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Lows around 30. Northeast wind 15 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs in
the 40s. Northeast wind 10 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
evening. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Northeast wind 10 to
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers.
Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. East wind 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and
snow showers. Lows 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 35 to 45.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow.
Lows 25 to 35.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs
in the 40s. Lows 25 to 35.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain
and snow. Highs in the 40s. Lows 25 to 35.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of rain. Highs in the
40s.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Palmer       39     29     45  /  10     20     20
Wasilla      39     31     44  /  10     10     20


$$

AKZ121-310130-
Western Kenai Peninsula-
Including the cities of Kenai, Soldotna, Homer,
and Cooper Landing
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph
except east 15 to 30 mph around Kachemak Bay.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s to
mid 30s. Northeast wind 15 to 30 mph except northeast 15 to
30 mph around Kachemak Bay.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow showers in the
morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Northeast wind
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
evening, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers
after midnight. Lows in the 30s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs in the
40s. Variable wind 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
rain and snow. Highs 35 to 45. Lows 25 to 35.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 35 to 45.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Kenai        36     30     40  /  20     30     30
Soldotna     37     28     41  /  20     20     20
Homer        41     35     45  /  50     50     50


$$

AKZ125-310130-
Western Prince William Sound-
Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood,
and Moose Pass
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...A chance of snow in the morning, then snow in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 4 inches. Highs in the 30s.
East wind 10 to 25 mph except east 25 to 35 mph through Portage
Valley and Turnagain Arm.
.TONIGHT...Snow and rain. Snow accumulation up to 5 inches. Lows
in the upper 20s to mid 30s. East wind 15 to 30 mph except east
25 to 35 mph through Portage Valley and Turnagain Arm.
.FRIDAY...Rain and snow in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Highs around 40.
East wind 10 to 15 mph except east 20 to 25 mph through Portage
Valley and Turnagain Arm.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain in the evening, then rain and snow after
midnight. Lows in the 30s. East wind 10 to 15 mph except east
15 to 25 mph through Portage Valley and Turnagain Arm.
.SATURDAY...Rain in the morning, then rain and snow in the
afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph
except east 20 to 25 mph through Portage Valley and Turnagain
Arm.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Lows 25 to 35.
.SUNDAY...Snow and rain likely. Highs in the 30s.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the
20s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs in
the 30s.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the
20s.
.TUESDAY...Snow and rain likely. Highs 35 to 45.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the
20s.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow and rain likely. Highs 35 to 45.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Seward       38     32     41  / 100    100     80
Girdwood     38     29     40  /  80     90     70


$$

AKZ131-310130-
Northeast Prince William Sound-
Including the cities of Valdez and Thompson Pass
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...A slight chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely
in the afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the
30s. Light winds except southeast 15 to 20 mph through the pass.
.TONIGHT...Snow. Snow accumulation 4 to 6 inches. Lows around
30 except in the lower 20s through the pass. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Rain and snow in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the mid 30s
to lower 40s. Variable wind 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain in the evening, then rain and snow after
midnight. Lows around 30. Variable wind 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain in the morning, then rain and snow likely in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. variable wind to 10
mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow and rain likely. Lows around 30.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Highs in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
rain and snow. Lows 25 to 30. Highs 40 to 45.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Valdez       37     30     40  /  70    100     80


$$

AKZ135-310130-
Southeast Prince William Sound-
Including the city of Cordova
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...A chance of snow in the morning, then snow in the
afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the lower
40s. East wind 10 to 25 mph. Gusts to 35 mph.
.TONIGHT...Snow and rain in the evening, then rain after
midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the mid 30s.
East wind 15 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain. Highs in the lower 40s. East wind 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. East wind 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs in the lower 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Lows in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Highs around 40.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance
of rain and snow. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 40 to 45.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain.
Highs in the mid 40s. Lows 30 to 35.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Cordova      42     37     42  /  80    100     80


$$

AKZ141-310130-
Copper River Basin-
Including the cities of Glennallen, Eureka, McCarthy, Paxson,
and Slana
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...Partly sunny in the morning, then cloudy with scattered
rain showers and isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in
the lower to mid 40s except in the upper 20s to mid 30s through
the passes. Southeast wind 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy with isolated snow showers. Lows 15 to 25...
coolest through the passes. Northeast wind 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning.
Highs in the lower to mid 40s except in the upper 20s to upper
30s through the passes. Variable wind 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers after
midnight. Lows in the mid teens to lower 30s. Variable wind
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 30s to upper 40s...coolest through the passes.
 Variable wind 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in
the 20s.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Highs
in the 30s. Lows 15 to 25.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 35 to 45.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the teens.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow.
Highs 35 to 45. Lows in the teens.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 to 45.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Glennallen   43     20     43  /  20     20     10


$$

AKZ145-310130-
Susitna Valley-
Including the cities of Talkeetna, Willow, and Cantwell
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs
in the 30s. variable wind to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s
except 10 to 15 above toward the park. North wind 10 to 15 mph
with gusts to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. A chance of snow and a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
Highs in the lower to mid 40s. Variable wind 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a
chance of snow showers and a slight chance of rain showers after
midnight. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s. variable wind to 10
mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs in
the 40s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows in the 20s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 to 45.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows in the
20s.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the 40s. Lows
in the 20s.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Talkeetna    37     28     46  /  10     10     20


$$

AKZ171-310130-
Kodiak Island-
Including the city of Kodiak City
326 AM AKDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...STRONG WIND LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...Snow in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Rain
may be heavy at times in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to
4 inches. Highs in the lower 40s. East wind 25 to 40 mph.
.TONIGHT...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast wind 10 to
20 mph. Along Shelikof Strait...east wind 25 to 40 mph decreasing
to 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 40s. East wind
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Lows in the mid 30s. East
wind 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely. Lows around 30.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain
and snow. Highs 35 to 40. Lows around 30.
.MONDAY...Rain likely. Highs around 40.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
.TUESDAY...Rain likely. Highs around 40.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Highs around 40.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Kodiak City   41     37     42  / 100     90     60


$$

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