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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather for February 27th, 2021

Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 4:40 PM AKST
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) -

WELCOME BACK FOR OUR SATURDAY WEATHER. AFTER A NIGHT OF SNOW THE DAY WAS PRETTY MUCH QUIET WITH. ACROSS THE STATE THE WARMEST AIR WAS OVER KODIAK, WITH THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES WERE LOCATED ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE.

THE HIGH TODAY IN FAIRBANKS WAS 14 AFTER AN OVERNIGHT LOW OF 6.

THE RECORD HIGH FOR THIS DATE WAS45 IN 1938, WHILE THE RECORD LOW OF 51 BELOW HAPPENED IN 1932.

THE SUNRISE AND SUNSET EQUALS 10 HOURS AND 5 MINTES AFTER A GAIN OF 7 MINUTES.

THE LATEST SATELLITE AND RADAR IS SHOWING WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS OVER MOST OF THE STATE WITH HEAVY RAINS MOVING INTO THE SOUTHEAST AND SNOW ACROSS THE NORTH GULF COAST.

MEANWHILE IN THE LOWER 48, MORE RAIN FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WITH SNOW IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES. HEAVY RAINS ARE MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN STATES, WHILE COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE FOCUSED ACROSS THE CENTRAL SECTION OF THE COUNTRY.

BACK IN ALASKA TOMORROW THE NORTH SLOPE WILL BE COLD WITH A FEW CLOUDS, WHILE NOME IS SUNNY.

THE INTERIOR WILL SEE SCATTERED AREAS OF SNOW DIMINISHING THROUGH THE DAY.

OVER THE SOUTHEAST, RAIN WILL FALL HEAVY AT TIMES OVER JUNEAU AND KETCHIKAN.

BETHEL WILL BE SUNNY WHILE COLD BAY WILL SEE RAIN AND SNOW AND KODIAK COULD HAVE WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 70 MPH WITH SUNNY SKIES.

THE SOUTHCENTRAL REGION WILL SEE CLOUDY SKIES IN ANCHORAGE, HOMER WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY, WHILE VALDEZ HAS A CHANCE OF SNOW.

LOCALLY MORE SNOW IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO MIDDAY TOMORROW. THENCLOUDY BY TOMORROW EVENING. THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND A LITTLE COLDER DURING THE EVENING HOURS INTO THE LATTER PART OF NEXT WEEK.

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