National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration National Weather Service Headquarters National Weather Service Headquarters
NOAA logo WFO Anchorage Scalable transition graphic NWS logo
Transition from title bar to navgation bar   Zone Forecast 21 AKDT 
blankspace Home   |   Mobile   |   Social Media   |   Mesonet   |   Surface Map   |   Radar   |   Submit Storm Reports   |   News =05 GMT 

LocalForecast by City, St or Zip Code

spacer

Forecasts/Products
  Public
  Forecast Discussion
    - With Glossary
  Aviation
  Marine
  Hydrology(RFC)
  Rivers & Lakes AHPS
  Ice Desk
  TV Weather
  Fire Weather
  Avalanche
  Travel 511
  Graphical
  xml logo RSS Feeds
  Marine FTPMail

spacer

Data
  Mesonet
  Model Graphics
  Local Model
  Observations
  Marine Obs
  Satellite/Radar
  Vent Factor
  Soaring Index
  Weather Links

spacer

Climate
  PAFC Climate
  Interactive Climate
  PAFC Records
  Local
  National
  More

spacer

Outreach
  About Us
  Community Outreach
  Kids' Page
  Tour/Speaker Request
  Weather Classroom
  Social Media

spacer

Reports
  COOP Observers
  Local Storm Reports
  Spotter Page
  Submit a Storm Report

spacer

Miscellaneous
  Archived Alaska Weather Stories
  Student Career Opportunities
  Research Papers

spacer

Print Friendly/
Low Bandwidth

  Public Forecasts
  Marine Forecasts

spacer

Contact Us
  mailto pafcweb

spacer

Facebook Follow the National Weather Service in Alaska on Twitter
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.


** Important notice for upcoming changes to NWS Anchorage web site ** Read more...
WWAK87PAJK_AKZ028
-----------------
AKZ017>029-301400-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO CAPE SUCKLING COASTAL AREA-
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-
GLACIER BAY-EASTERN CHICHAGOF ISLAND-
SALISBURY SOUND TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-
EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INNER CHANNELS FROM KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-
SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY FJORDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YAKUTAT...SKAGWAY...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...
HOONAH...ELFIN COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...
JUNEAU...PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...
KETCHIKAN...METLAKATLA...HYDER
241 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WINDS TO IMPACT THE PANHANDLE THIS
WEEKEND...

A STREAM OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE FROM THE NORTH PACIFIC WILL
RESULT IN HEAVY RAINFALL OVER MUCH OF THE AREA SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY. RAIN WILL QUICKLY SPREAD ACROSS THE PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY
BEFORE CONCENTRATING OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE SATURDAY NIGHT.
ON SUNDAY THE HEAVIEST RAIN BANDS WILL LIKELY RETURN
NORTHWARD...POTENTIALLY PERSISTING THROUGH MONDAY. TWO TO FOUR
INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS. CURRENT WATER LEVELS ARE LOW ON STREAMS AND RIVERS
IN SOUTHEAST ALASKA BUT SIGNIFICANT RISES ARE ANTICIPATED WITH
THIS EVENT. EVEN THOUGH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME...ANY
THREAT OF FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO BE MONITORED.

STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THIS STORM ESPECIALLY ON
SATURDAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE PANHANDLE...AND POTENTIALLY FOR
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS WELL...AS A LOW TRAVELS NORTHWARD
ACROSS THE GULF. GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL IMPACT THE COAST WHILE
40 MPH GUSTS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR PANHANDLE ON
SATURDAY.

$$
FPAK57PAJK_AKZ028
-----------------
AKZ028-302300-
SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-
INCLUDING...KETCHIKAN...METLAKATLA
856 PM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

UPDATED

...STRONG WIND IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. LOWS AROUND 45. SOUTHEAST WIND
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WINDY...RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES. HIGHS AROUND 50.
SOUTHEAST WIND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 46. SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO
25 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 55. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 49. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO
20 MPH. 
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 56. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 44.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 54. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 42. 
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 55. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 42. 
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 55. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 42. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 53. 

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION        

KETCHIKAN    43    50    46    54  /  20   100   100   100 
METLAKATLA   44    50    46    53  /  30   100   100   100 

$$


National Weather Service
Anchorage Forecast Office
6930 Sand Lake Road
Anchorage, Ak 99502
(907) 266-5105 M-F/7-5pm
About Us
Career Opportunities
Glossary
Disclaimer
Privacy Policy
Credits
Alaska Weather Information Line:
1-800-472-0391