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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather for February 25th, 2021

Published: Feb. 25, 2021 at 7:12 PM AKST
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - WELCOME BACK EVERYONE TO YOUR THURSDAY WEATHER. AFTER A NIGHT OF SNOWFALL SKIES EVENTUALLY CLEARED OUT AND THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED TO A HIGH OF 11 DEGREES AFTER AN OVERNIGHT LOW OF 4 DEGREES.

ACROSS THE STATE COLD BAY SOARED TO A HIGH OF 50 DEGREES WHILE ON THE NORTH SLOPE TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 20′S BELOW.

THE RECORD HIGH FOR THIS DATE WAS IN 1911 WHEN IT WAS 43 DEGREES, IN CONTRAST THE RECORD LOW DROPPED TO 53 BELOW IN 1932.

THE SUNRISE AND SUNSET EQUALS 9 HOURS AND 50 MINUTES AFTER A GAIN OF 7 MINUTES.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR SHOWS SOME SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND ALSO LEAVING THE INTERIOR.THE NEXT AREA OF MOISTURE IS AIMED AT THE SOUTHWEST PART OF THE STATE.

MEANWHILE IN THE LOWER 48, MORE RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS WASHINGTON INTO THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES WHERE IT TURNS TO SNOW. ELSEWHERE TEXAS IS LOOKING AT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL ACROSS THE STATE.

AND THE NORTHEAST IS SAYING GOODBYE TO SNOW MOVING EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC.

TEMPERATURES ARE SHOWING SIGNS OF COOLING DOWN ACROSS MUCH OF THE COUNTRY. ALASKA’S OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MOSTLY SUNNY AND COLD ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE, SUNNY SKIES ARE ALSO EXPECTED IN NOME.

THE INTERIOR WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW DEVELOPING LATE IN THE DAY ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION.

THE SOUTHEAST WILL SEE JUNEAU AND KETCHIKAN WITH MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES.

SNOW WILL FALL AT BETHEL, COLD BAY WILL SEE RAIN, AND KODIAK WILL BE CLOUDY.

ANCHORAGE AND VALDEZ WILL SEE SNOW WHILE HOMER WILL HAVE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW.

LOCALLY TONIGHT WE MIGHT SEE A FEW SNOW SHOWERS, TOMORROW SNOW WILL LIKELY DEVELOP BY EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY . THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR TEMPERATURES TO CONTINUE COMFORTABLE WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES.

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