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WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather Forecast for May 6th, 2021

Updated: May. 6, 2021 at 8:22 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - WELCOME BACK TO OUR THURSDAY NIGHT WEATHER. TODAY WAS CLOUDY WITH A FEW SPRINKLES, BUT THE HIGH TEMPERATURE STILL WAS 61 DEGREES AFTER AN OVERNIGHT LOW 42.

THE RECORD HIGH WAS 70 IN 2005, AND THE RECORD LOW WAS A FRIGID 12 DEGREES IN 1922.

THE SUNRISE AND SUNSET EQUALS 17 HOURS AND 41 MINUTES AFTER A 7 MINUTE GAIN.

TONIGHT’S WEATHER PHOTO IS BEAUTIFUL SWAN OVER AT CREAMER’S FIELD.

ACROSS THE STATE THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS IN FAIRBANKS, WHILE THE LOWEST WAS RECORDED ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE.

THE SATELLITE AND RADAR SHOW MORE RAIN FALLING ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COASTLINE, WITH A FEW SHOWERS ACROSS THE INTERIOR.

IN THE LOWER 48 STORMS ARE LOCATED OVER PARTS OF THE MIDWEST, DEEP SOUTH, AND THE FLORIDA PENINSULA.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES ARE LOCATED OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE COUNTRY, WITH PHOENIX HITTING THE 100 DEGREE MARK AGAIN.

ALASKA’S OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW IS FOR MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE AND THE NOME REGION.

THE INTERIOR WILL SEE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND EVEN A FEW AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.

OVER THE SOUTHEAST, BOTH JUNEAU AND KETCHIKAN WILL SEE RAIN SHOWERS.

BETHEL WILL BE SUNNY, WHILE COLD BAY AND KODIAK WILL SEE RAIN.

RAIN SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE FOR ANCHORAGE AND VALDEZ. HOMER WILL BE CLOUDY.

LOCALLY TONIGHT WE SHOULD JUST SEE HIGH CLOUDS. TOMORROW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING. SATURDAY THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK WILL SEE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS.

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