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“Alaska Weather” Online

Welcome to "Alaska Weather" online! These are the most current TV weather images used in KAKM's state-wide public television show "Alaska Weather." All images are updated daily at 5:00pm Alaska time. To show the date and time when the images were created, a date stamp has been placed on the images.

Please be aware that these images serve as a general forecast for the state. They should be used for planning purposes only. For more specific, up-to-date forecasts, please read the text and graphical forecasts produced by the NWS Alaska Region. Each day the TV aviation and marine images will expire at midnight and 4am Alaska time, respectively.

Below are thumbnails and menus of the available images. To view the original image, click on the appropriate thumbnail or select from menus.

All images are updated daily at 5:00pm Alaska time.

Tonight's Weather Tonight's Weather: Friday night
Updated Fri Jul 1 16:36:37 AKDT 2016
Tomorrow's Weather Tomorrow's Weather: Saturday
Updated Fri Jul 1 16:36:37 AKDT 2016
Next day's Weather Next day's Weather: Sunday
Updated Fri Jul 1 16:36:37 AKDT 2016
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Updated Sat Jul 2 1:01:01 AKDT 2016

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Alaska Statewide Weather

Alaska Statewide Weather is produced by the TV Desk meteorologists from the "Alaska Weather" show. The message is two and half minutes long and is available seven days a week, by 4pm. A date/time stamp has been placed next to the broadcast to indicate when it was last updated. The broadcast features a general overview of the today’s weather, the forecast for the next two days, and the current public weather warnings across Alaska.

To listen to the latest broadcast, click on the following link:

ASW (mp3)  -  last updated: Thu Jun 30 15:48 AKDT 2016

For other formats of the broadcast and stand-alone educational audio files, including a video accompaniment to the broadcast, click here. To be notified through RSS feed when the latest broadcast has been posted,  click here.

This broadcast is meant for planning purposes only. For more detailed, up-to-date forecasts, please visit the NWS Alaska Region’s website at If you have troubles downloading the broadcast or educational audio files, please email the TV Weather Desk.

Alaska Weather Facts

Interested in watching the educational segments from the “Alaska Weather” show on your computer? Well now you can! All of the Alaska Weather Facts segments are now available, online, at the NWS Alaska Region's website. Alaska Weather Facts is a weather series that is locally produced by KAKM and hosted by “Alaska Weather's” Dave Snider.

If you're wanting to learn more about avalanches, vessel icing, Alaska's climatology, or forecasting in Alaska, then we invite you browse the archive. The archive currently has over 55 educational segments ready for downloading at your convenience.

We will update this archive with new segments when they become available. We hope you find these educational segments useful and welcome any feedback you might have about the series.

RSS Feeds

"Alaska Weather" TV images and the Alaska Statewide Weather are now available via RSS feed: (more information here)

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David Snider is the Alaska Region's TV Meteorologist. For questions or comments send him a message at the TV weather desk.. For problems related to missing or old images, contact pafc web authors.

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