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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather - September 17th, 2020

Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 7:44 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - HELLO EVERYONE AND WELCOME TO OUR THURSDAY NIGHT WEATHER, MIKE SHULTZ WITH YOU.

WE HAD CLOUDY SKIES ALL DAY AND THEN RAIN SHOWERS MOVED IN, MORE WEATHER IN A MINUTE.

OUR WEATHER PHOTO FOR TONIGHT IS A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE OF A POND ALONG THE STEESE HIGHWAY.

THE HIGH-TEMPERATURE TODAY WAS 64, WITH THE OVERNIGHT LOW AT 47.

THE RECORD HIGH WAS 71 IN 1995, AND THE OVERNIGHT LOW DROPPED DOWN TO 15 IN 1909.

ACROSS THE STATE KETCHIKAN ALMOST REACHED THE 70 DEGREE MARK. UPON THE NORTH SLOPE IT WAS A COOL 48, WHILE THE REST OF THE STATE HAD A MIX OF 50′S AND 60′S.

THE LATEST SATELLITE AND RADAR SHOWS A LOT OF RAIN MOVING INTO THE PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND REGIO, WHILE MORE RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS SOUTHWEST ALASKA TO THE NORTHEAST.

IN THE LOWER 48, WELCOME MOISTURE IS MOVING ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, WHILE A NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION IS FORMING DOWN IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.

THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE SALLY ARE MOVING RAPIDLY OUT TO THE ATLANTIC. MAJOR HURRICANE TEDDY IS SPINNING OUT IN THE ATLANTIC AND HEADING TOWARD THE BERMUDA ISLANDS.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE PRETTY CONSISTENT WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES MOVING IN FROM CANADA ACROSS THE NORTHERN STATES.

MEANWHILE, BACK IN ALASKA TOMORROW RAIN IS EXPECTED ON THE NORTH SLOPE AND NOME.

IN THE INTERIOR SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL GIVE WAY TO MORE RAIN BY EVENING ACROSS THE REGION.

THE SOUTHEAST WILL ALSO SEE RAIN IN JUNEAU, WHILE KETCHIKAN WILL BE CLOUDY.

OVER THE SOUTHWEST RAIN WILL FALL AT BETHEL AND COLD BAY WHILE KODIAK WILL SEE A FEW CLOUDS.

AND IN THE SOUTHCENTRAL AREAS ANCHORAGE AND HOMER WILL SEE SHOWERS, WHILE VALDEZ WILL HAVE STEADY RAIN.

LOCALLY WE WILL SEE SHOWERS AND A FEW BREEZES THIS EVENING, A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE AFTERNOON TOMORROW, THEN RAIN TOMORROW NIGHT.

THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING THEN SKIES BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY FOR SUNDAY AND THAT TREND WILL CONTINUE INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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