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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather - September 18th, 2020

Published: Sep. 18, 2020 at 7:46 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - HELLO EVERYONE AND WELCOME TO OUR FRIDAY NIGHT WEATHER. WE STARTED THE DAY WITH CLOUDY SKIES, BUT SOON THE SUN CAME OUT. MORE WEATHER IN A LITTLE BIT.

TONIGHT’S PHOTO IS A SHOT OF THE SNNOW DUSTING THE MOUNTAINS NEAR CANTWELL.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SO FAR TODAY HAS BEEN 54, AND THE OVERNIGHT LOW WAS 45.

THE RECORD HIGH OF 71 HAPPENED IN 1995, WHILE THE OVERNIGHT LOW OF 15 OCCURRED IN 1909.

ACROSS THE STATE KETCHIKAN WAS THE WARMEST WHILE THE NORTH SLOPE CHECKED IN WITH 40. ELSEWHERE THE REST OF STATE HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE 50′S.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR SHOWS A LARGE AREA OF CLOUDS AND RAIN MOVING FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO THE NORTHEAST.

IN THE LOWER 48, THERE IS SOME RELIEF FOR THE WEST COAST AS CLOUDS AND RAIN MOVE IN FROM CALIFORNIA TO OREGON.

ELSEWHERE ANOTHER TROPICAL SYSTEM IS DEVELOPING IN THE GULF OF MEXICO NEAR TEXAS. FINALLY, THE LAST REMNANTS OF HURRICANE SALLEY ARE MOVING OUT ACROSS THE ATLANTIC SEABOARD. OUT IN THE ATLANTIC MAJOR HURRICANE TEDDY CONTINUES TO MOVE ON A COURSE AT BERMUDA.

TEMPERATURES ARE COOLER OVER THE NORTHEAST AND ALONG THE GREAT LAKES. THE REST OF THE COUNTRY IS QUITE WARM.

IN ALASKA TOMORROW:

RAIN AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED ON THE NORTH SLOPE, WITH RAIN IN NOME.

THE INTERIOR WILL SEE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS DIMINISHING.

OVER THE SOUTHEAST JUNEAU WILL BE CLOUDY WITH SUNSHINE LIKELY FOR KETCHIKAN.

THE SOUTHWEST WILL SEE RAIN AT BETHEL AND COLD BAY, WITH SHOWERS FOR KODIAK.

AND THE SOUTHCENTRAL REGIONS WILL HAVE SHOWERS OVER THE ENTIRE REGION.

LOCALLY WE WILL SEE SOME LIGHT SHOWERS TONIGHT DIMINISHING BY MORNING, THEN CLOUDY SKIES TOMORROW INTO SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL COOL INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES.

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