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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather Forecast - October 22nd, 2020

Published: Oct. 22, 2020 at 9:39 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - HELLO EVERYONE, IT CERTAINLY WAS NICE TO SEE THE SUN, LOOK FOR MORE OF THE SAME TOMORROW.

TODAY’S WEATHER PICTURE IS OF A RIVER IN NORTH POLE FREEZING OVER.

THE HIGH TODAY WAS 26, WITH THE LOW LAST NIGHT NEAR 20 DEGREES.

THE RECORD HIGH FOR THIS DATE WAS 59 DEGREES IN 1938, AND THE OVERNIGHT RECORD LOW WAS 16 BELOW IN 1958.

THE DAYLIGHT EQUALS 8:57 MINUTES A LOSS OF 7 MINUTES FROM YESTERDAY.

ACROSS THE STATE, COLD BAY WAS THE WARMEST WITH 50 DEGREES WHILE FORT YUKON WAS A CHILLY 21 DEGREES.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR SHOWS SHOWER MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN SECTIONS OF THE STATE, WHILE THE REST OF ALASKA IS ENJOYING SUNSHINE.

IN THE LOWER 48, CLEAR SKIES CONTINUE OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE NATION, WITH SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE U.S.

RAIN AND SNOW ARE SCATTERED ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES, MORE RAIN SHOWERERS, AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE FLORIDA AREA. OUT IN THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE EPSILON IS MOVING AWAY FROM BERMUDA.

TEMPERATURES ARE VERY COOL IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTRY, WITH NORMAL READINGS ELSEWHERE.

BACK IN ALASKA TOMORROW, SKIES WILL BE CLOUDY ON THE NORTH SLOPE, WITH SNOW LIKELY FOR NOME.

THE INTERIOR WILL HAVE ANOTHER DAY OF SUNSHINE AND A LITTLE WARMER.

THE SOUTHEAST WILL SEE MORE SUN FOR JUNEAU AND KETCHIKAN.

BETHEL WILL HAVE RAIN, WITH SHOWERS AT COLD BAY, AND RAIN IN KODIAK.

AND THE SOUTH CENTRAL REGION WILL SEE PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES FOR ANCHORAGE AND VALDEZ, WHILE HOMER COULD SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW.

LOCALLY TONIGHT IN ADDITION TO CLEAR SKIES THERE COULD BE SOME PATCHY FOG ALONG WITH COLD TEMPERATURES. TOMORROW LOOK FOR MORE SUN AND A LITTLE WARMER. CLEAR KIES TOMORROW NIGHT AND NOT AS COLD.

THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR CLOUDS AND MILD TEMPERATURES FOR THE WEEKEND BUT SNOW IS A GOOD PROBABILITY FOR THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

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