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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather Forecast for January 20th, 2021

Published: Jan. 20, 2021 at 7:09 PM AKST
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - WELCOME BACK TO OUR WEDNESDAY NIGHT WEATHER.

TODAY WAS NOT TOO BAD WITH MORE SUN THAN CLOUDS AND A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 12 DEGREES AFTER AN OVERNIGHT LOW OF 2 BELOW.

THE RECORD HIGH WAS 47 IN 1961, AND THE RECORD LOW DROPPED DOWN TO 61 BELOW IN 1906.

THE SUNRISE AND SUNSET EQUALS 5 HOURS AND 49 MINUTES AFTER A GAIN OF 6 MORE MINUTES.

ACROSS THE STATE THE COLDEST AIR WAS UP ON THE NORTH SLOPE WHILE KODIAK HAD THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR PICTURE SHOWS A COUPLE OF STRONG WEATHER SYSTEMS MOVING NORTHWARD TOWARD SOUTHEAST ALASKA AND THE WEST COAST OF THE STATE. MEANWHILE, THE INTERIOR AND THE NORTH GULF COAST ARE MOSTLY CLEAR.

IN THE LOWER 48, THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST HAS RAIN MOVING IN ONCE AGAIN, WITH SHOWERS OVER PARTS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, ELSEWHERE RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN TEXAS, WHILE SNOW CONTINUES ACROSS PARTS OF THE EAST.

TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO BE COOL OVER A LARGE PART OF THE U.S. EXCEPT FOR THE WEST COAST.

ALASKA’S OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW IS FOR BLOWING SNOW ON THE NORTH SLOPE, WHILE NOME WILL HAVE HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS.

THE INTERIOR WILL SEE INCREASING CLOUDS AND GUSTY WINDS NEAR HEALY AND DELTA.

OVER THE SOUTHEAST JUNEAU WILL SEE SUNNY SKIES WHILE KETCHIKAN WILL BE CLOUDY.

BETHEL WILL HAVE SNOW TOMORROW, RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED AT COLD BAY, AND KODIAK WILL HAVE RAIN.

OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL REGION, ANCHORAGE WILL SEE CLOUDY SKIES, WHILE HOMER WILL HAVE RAIN, AND MORE SNOW IS LIKELY IN VALDEZ.

LOCALLY TONIGHT WE WILL SEE SCATTERED CLOUDS, TOMORROW WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH THE SAME EXPECTED FOR TOMORROW NIGHT. THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR A CHANCE OF A LITTLE SNOW THIS WEEKEND, THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WITH MILD TEMPERATURES CONTINUING.

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