Clouds & Sunshine
After some chilly weather last week more seasonable temperatures are beginning to return to most of the state.
After some chilly weather last week more seasonable temperatures are beginning to return to most of the state. Over the southern half of the state we will be keeping our eyes on a developing system to the southwest. It will begin to arrive in the late in the day on Wednesday and will stick around into the end of the work week bringing primarily rain with it. It looks like the system will peak on Thursday. On Thursday you will see a copious amounts of rain stretching from the Prince William Sound into the southeast. Upwards of 3 inches could fall in places from the PWS to the southeast. Things should quiet down a bit by the weekend in south central with afternoon convective activity possible. Areas north of the Alaska Range should remain relatively quiet into the end of the work week.
7 Day Forecast For Anchorage
Overnight will be partly cloudy with lows in the 30s. Wednesday will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of an isolated shower late in the day. Highs will be in the mid 50s. Thursday we will have mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon and evening. Highs will be in the low to mid 50s. Friday we will see some showers in the morning giving way to mostly cloudy skies and highs in the low to mid 50s. Over the weekend skies will be mostly to partly cloudy with a slight chance of a late day shower and highs in the low to mid 50s. Monday and Tuesday are going to be partly cloudy with highs in the mid 50s.
Alaska extremes for Tuesday. The hot spot the past 12 hours was at Merrill Field in Anchorage where it hit 57 degrees. The cold spots the past 24 hours were Atqasuk & Wainwright where it dipped to 0 degrees.