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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather Forecast for October 19th, 2020

Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 8:12 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - HELLO EVERYONE AND WELCOME BACK TO OUR MONDAY NIGHT WEATHER.

TODAY WE WERE GREETED BY THE FIRST SUBSTANTIAL SNOWFALL OF THE YEAR. THE HIGH TODAY WAS 21 AND THE LOW LAST NIGHT IN THE MID TO UPPER TEENS.

THE RECORD HIGH WAS 58 IN 1913, AND THE OVERNIGHT LOW WAS 11 BELOW IN 1911.

THE DAYLIGHT TIME WORKS OUT TO 8 HOURS AND 59 MINUTES.

ACROSS THE STATE FORT YUKON IS THE COLDEST WITH A FRIGID 14 DEGREE READING.

WHILE THE REST OF THE STATE IS A MIX OF 20′S,30′S, AND 40′S.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR PICTURE SHOWS SHOWERS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST, WITH RAIN SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHWEST, AND SNOW IN THE INTERIOR.

IN THE LOWER 48, THE SATELLITE PICTURE SHOWS CLEAR SKIES OUT WEST, WITH RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS THE NORTHERN TIER STATES INCLUDING THE GREAT LAKES.

TEMPERATURES ARE QUITE COOL ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE COUNTRY, WHILE THE SOUTHERN SECTIONS ARE WARMER.

BACK IN ALASKA TOMORROW, IT WILL BE CLOUDY ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE, WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES IN NOME.

THE INTERIOR WILL STILL HAVE A FEW AREAS WITH LIGHT SNOW, OTHERWISE CLOUDY.

RAIN SHOWERS ARE LIKELY FOR BOTH JUNEAU AND KETCHIKAN.

SUNSHINE WILL COVER THE SOUTHWEST SECTIONS.

THE SOUTHCENTRAL REGION WILL SEE SUNNY TO CLOUDY CONDITIONS.

LOCALLY TONIGHT THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH, WITH CLOUDS SKIES EXPECTED TOMORROW, AND CLEARING SKIES TOMORROW NIGHT.

THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR SUNSHINE TO RETURN WEDNESDAY AND LAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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