Skip Navigation Linkwww.weather.gov 
NOAA Logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Alaska Region Headquarters
Top left navbar Home Site Map National News Organization
  Nav bar end cap
Follow the National Weather Service Alaska Region on Facebook Follow the National Weather Service in Alaska on Twitter
UsaGov

AWAK88 PAVW 020057
RWSAK

ALASKA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NOME AK
357 PM AKST SUN MAR 1 2015

ON THE WEATHER MAP THIS FIRST DAY OF MARCH HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED
SOUTH OF THE BROOKS RANGE. LOW PRESSURE IS OVER THE NORTHERN YUKON
TERRITORY WITH A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING WEST OVER THE NORTHERN
INTERIOR. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS SLOWLY MOVING EASTWARD OVER
THE NORTHERN BERING SEA WITH A  WARM FRONT EXTENDING NORTHEASTWARD TO
THE BERING STRAITS AND A COLD FRONT EXTENDING  SOUTHWARD OVER THE
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS. HIGH PRESSURE IS ALSO OVER THE NORTHEASTERN
PACIFIC WHILE AN INVERTED TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDS
NORTHWESTWARD ALONG THE EASTERN GULF OF ALASKA AND EASTWARD OVER
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WATERS.  

BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WERE REPORTED OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST AND
NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE  THIS MORNING WHILE THE REST OF THE ARCTIC
REPORTED PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TODAY WITH SOME AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW THIS MORNING. PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES IN FACT WERE
REPORTED OVER MOST OF ALASKA...NORTH AND WEST OF THE ALASKA RANGE.
CLOUDY SKIES PUSHED IN OVER THE ALASKA PENINSULA...THE ALEUTIANS AND
THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS WITH SOME ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE.
SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA REPORTED LOW CLOUDS AND FOG OVER COOK INLET AND
SUSITNA VALLEY THIS MORNING WITH SUNSHINE REPORTED OVER MOST OF THE
AREA OTHERWISE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHEAST ALASKA ALSO STARTED
THE DAY OFF WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND SOME SCATTERED AREAS OF
LIGHT RAIN FROM JUNEAU SOUTHWARD...THOUGH BY THIS AFTERNOON MOST OF
SOUTHEAST ALASKA REPORTED PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES.          

STRONGEST WINDS TODAY WERE REPORTED OVER MOST OF THE NORTH SLOPE AND
BROOKS RANGE WITH GUSTS 35 TO 65 MPH STRONGEST EARLY THIS MORNING AND
OVER THE NORTHEAST ARCTIC COAST. GUSTS 25 TO 45 MPH WERE RECORDED
OVER THE INTERIOR OVERNIGHT AND EARLY THIS MORNING. ISOLATED GUSTS 35
TO 55 MPH WERE REPORTED OVER WESTERN ALASKA AND ALONG THE ALASKA
PENINSULA. ISOLATED GUSTS 35 TO 55 MPH WERE REPORTED AT WHITTIER AND
AT THOMPSON PASS. CHANNELED GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH WERE REPORTED OVER
SOUTHEAST ALASKA.     
  
TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON RANGED FROM AROUND ZERO TO 15 BELOW OVER
THE ARCTIC COAST WARMEST OVER THE NORTHWEST ARCTIC. WESTERN ALASKA
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO AT KOTZEBUE TO
THE MID 30S AT BETHEL. TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE UPPER 30S TO MID
40S OVER MOST OF BRISTOL BAY...THE ALASKA PENINSULA AND WESTWARD OVER
THE ALEUTIANS THIS AFTERNOON. INTERIOR TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO UP NORTH TO THE MID 20S OVER THE SOUTHERN
INTERIOR. SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA THIS AFTERNOON RANGED FROM THE MID 20S
OVER THE COPPER RIVER BASIN...TO THE MID 40S OVER MOST OF THE PRINCE
WILLIAM SOUND COASTAL AREAS. TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE MID TO
UPPER 40S OVER SOUTHEAST ALASKA.       

$$
JAS MAR 15

Alaska Region Headquarters
222 West 7th Avenue #23
Anchorage, AK 99513-7575
Voice: 1-907-271-5088
Fax: 1-907-271-3711
Recorded Forecast: 1-800-472-0391
Webmaster Email: ARH Webauthors
Page Modified: 03 Feb 2008 18:00 UTC
About Us
Career Opportunities
Glossary
Credits
Disclaimer
Privacy Policy