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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather Forecast for May 5th, 2021

Published: May. 5, 2021 at 8:17 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - WELCOME BACK TO OUR WEDNESDAY WEATHER. TODAY WE HAD SCATTERED CLOUDS WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS ONCE AGAIN. OUR HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE DAY WAS 57, WHILE THE OVERNIGHT LOW DROPPED DOWN TO 36 DEGREES.

THE RECORD HIGH FOR THE DAY WAS 72 SET IN 1951, AND THE RECORD LOW OF 12 HAPPENED IN 1922.

THE SUNRISE AND SUNSET EQUALS 17 HOURS AND 34 MINUTES AFTER A 7 MINUTE GAIN.

TONIGHT’S PHOTO IS A SHOT OF THE SUN BEAMING DOWN ON A TRAIL TO THE TANANA RIVER. ACROSS THE STATE, THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 60 IN KETCHIKAN, WHILE THE COOLEST AIR WAS ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE IN THE TEENS.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR IS VERY WEAK TODAY WITH ONLY A FEW SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE STATE.

IN THE LOWER 48, MORE RAIN SHOWERS ARE FALLING ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES. SOME SHOWERS ARE ALONG THE GULF COAST AND OVER THE NORTHEAST BUT NOTHING SEVERE.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE COUNTRY THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES ARE OVER THE SOUTH AND THE WEST.

ALASKA’S OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW IS FOR CLOUDY SKIES ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE WITH SUNNY SKIES ON TAO FOR NOME.

THE INTERIOR WILL BE SUNNY WITH ONLY A FEW WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE. ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE FOR JUNEAU WHILE RAIN WILL FALL IN KETCHIKAN.

BETHEL WILL BE CLOUDY WITH RAIN IN COLD BAY AND SUNSHINE FOR KODIAK.

AND THE SOUTHCENTRAL REGION WILL SEE CLOUDY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE REGION.

LOCALLY TONIGHT WE WILL SEE PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES BUT WE CAN’T RULE OUT AN OCCASIONAL SHOWER.

TOMORROW WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY, WITH A FEW CLOUDS TOMORROW NIGHT. THE EXTENDED FORECAST IS FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS ON FRIDAY, BUT TURNING MOSTLY SUNNY AND WARMER FOR FOR THE REGION THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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