WATCH NOW: Mike Shultz’s Weather Forecast for September 23rd, 2021

Published: Sep. 23, 2021 at 8:04 PM AKDT
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Welcome back to weather for a Thursday night. We had some sun before the clouds moved in. Never-the-less we had a high of 45 after an overnight low of 24.

The record high for this date was 72 in 1940, and the overnight record low of 7 was set in 1992.

The sunrise and sunset equals 12 hours and 8 minutes.

Tonight’s weather photo is of a sunset on Blaine lake.

Across the state, Ketchikan was the warmest and the north slope the coolest.

The satellite and radar shows widespread rain and snow from the southeast to the north gulf coast and spreading northward toward the interior.

In the lower 48, rain and storms are concentrated over the great lakes and eastward.

Otherwise showers and storms stretch down the east coast to Florida.

Temperatures are warm over the eastern and southwestern sections of the country.

Alaska’s outlook is for cloudy skies along the north slope, scattered clouds in Nome.

The interior will see widespread snow with some blowing snow over the higher roads out of Fairbanks.

The southeastern sections will see rain showers at both Juneau and Ketchikan.

Bethel and Kodiak will be sunny, while cold bay will have cloud cover.

Anchorage will have a mix of rain with some heavy snow accumulations over the east side of town to the higher elevations.

Locally tonight we will see snow developing overnight and continuing into Saturday morning with 2-4 inches of accumulation. From Saturday into most of next week, temperatures will be below normal.

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