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National Weather Service Forecast for: 6 Miles ENE Silvertip AK
Issued by: National Weather Service Anchorage, AK
Updated: 6:32 am AKDT Aug 28, 2015
 

 

Forecast from NOAA-NWS for 6 Miles ENE Silvertip AK.

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NWS ZONE FORECAST FOR TURNAGAIN

WWAK71PAFC_AKZ125
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AKZ125-281915-
/O.EXP.PAFC.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150828T1800Z/
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...
MOOSE PASS
1006 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING HAS EXPIRED FOR WHITTIER AND SEWARD...

ALTHOUGH WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED BELOW WARNING LEVELS...NORTH WINDS
30 TO 45 MPH NEAR SEWARD WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON. WEST
WINDS 30 TO 45 MPH NEAR WHITTIER WILL ALSO SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS
AFTERNOON.

$$
FPAK51PAFC_AKZ125
-----------------
AKZ125-290245-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
INCLUDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS
439 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM AKDT THIS
MORNING FOR WHITTIER AND SEWARD...
.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WIND
5 TO 20 MPH. NEAR WHITTIER...WEST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR SEWARD...NORTH WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IN THE MORNING
DECREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S INLAND AND IN THE MID 40S
ALONG THE COAST. NORTHWEST WIND TO 15 MPH. NEAR WHITTIER...WEST
WIND 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. NEAR SEWARD...NORTH WIND
15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S TO LOWER 60S.
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH NEAR SEWARD AND WHITTIER...NORTH TO WEST
WIND 5 TO 20 MPH BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S INLAND AND IN THE MID 40S
ALONG THE COAST. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 MPH. NEAR SEWARD AND WHITTIER...LIGHT
WINDS BECOMING NORTH TO WEST 10 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST
WIND 5 TO 20 MPH. NEAR SEWARD AND WHITTIER...NORTH TO WEST WIND 15
TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 50S. LOWS IN THE 30S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 45.
HIGHS IN THE 50S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

SEWARD       65     43     61  /   0      0      0
GIRDWOOD     60     37     58  /   0      0      0


$$
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Wx Table last Cached 08-28-2015 15:08
FCNFAIC Wx Station Roundup
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Site Elev Date Temp MxTp
24hr
MnTp
24hr
RH Spd Dir Gst MxGust
24hr
SnoHt SWE Provider
Gold Cord Mine 4050 08/28/2015
10:04 am
43.0 45.5 32.5 4 SE
5 47 MADIS
Independence Mine 3450 08/28/2015
9:00 am
40.5 46.4 33.6 5 SSE
9 35 0 -0.3 NWS
Marmot Ridge 4500 08/28/2015
9:00 am
35.5 39.8 31.2 57 3 NE
9 34 FCNFAIC
Moraine Snotel Site 2100 08/28/2015
9:00 am
40.9 57.2 37.4 1 E
5 13 0 -0.1 NRCS
Arctic Valley 3900 08/28/2015
9:00 am
33.6 45.7 30.0 71 29 NNW
39 50 FCNFAIC
S. Fork Eagle R. #2 2164 08/28/2015
8:52 am
39.3 57.3 31.3 61 7 NNW
15 21 MADIS
Hillside Home 1354 08/28/2015
10:10 am
42.2 63.0 39.3 7 SE
18 33 MADIS
Glenalps Snotel 2080 08/28/2015
9:00 am
41.3 61.8 38.5 5 N
12 19 0 -0.1 FCNFAIC
Indian Pass 2350 08/28/2015
9:00 am
40.5 53.7 37.7 - 2 0.0 NRCS
McHugh Creek DOT 85 08/28/2015
8:20 am
50.6 65.4 49.7 68 21 NW
31 41 AKDOT
Mt. Alyeska (NRCS) 1539 08/28/2015
9:00 am
43.3 57.3 43.1 - 3 0.1 NRCS
Penguin Peak (AKDOT) 4200 08/28/2015
9:00 am
33.7 42.9 29.3 55 17 NE
28 37 FCNFAIC
Alyeska(Top of Quad) 2800 08/28/2015
9:00 am
40.0 52.0 38.0 0 3 WNW
12 34 Alyeska
Alyeska (summit) 3664 08/28/2015
9:00 am
38.0 48.0 34.0 14 9 NW
23 41 Alyeska
Alyeska Resort Hourly Weather - Mid Moun 1700 08/28/2015
9:00 am
42.0 59.0 42.0 55 - 4 Alyeska
Alyeska (max mtn.) 3200 08/28/2015
9:00 am
36.0 49.0 34.0 67 6 NNE
14 73 Alyeska
Bird Point DOT 62 08/28/2015
8:20 am
50.6 65.6 47.0 53 21 W
36 40 AKDOT
Portage 10 08/28/2015
9:00 am
50.0 70.0 49.0 14 NNE
27 45 6 AKRR
Seattle Ridge 2400 08/28/2015
9:00 am
40.2 49.8 37.2 48 13 NNW
26 72 FCNFAIC
Portage DOT 66 08/28/2015
8:10 am
60.0 71.7 58.2 48 9 NNW
22 34 AKDOT
Turnagain Pass DOT 1020 08/28/2015
8:22 am
50.8 61.4 45.6 33 12 SSW
16 32 AKDOT
Portage (PATO) 95 08/28/2015
7:53 am
52.1 66.5 48.5 43 6 W
9999 33 MADIS
Turnagain Pass (Center Ridge) 1880 08/28/2015
9:00 am
47.2 58.4 41.5 - -4 -2.6 NRCS
Whittier Harbor 13 08/28/2015
8:49 am
54.3 65.3 53.3 31 20 WSW
47 63 NWS
Sunburst 3812 08/28/2015
9:00 am
37.0 48.2 33.1 47 8 NW
21 43 FCNFAIC
Granite 512 08/28/2015
7:55 am
45.3 9999.0 45.3 49 5 W
12 28 MADIS
Fresno Ridge 3440 08/28/2015
9:00 am
36.7 49.7 33.8 41 20 NW
40 54 FCNFAIC
Summit Lake DOT 1348 08/26/2015
12:00 pm
old old old old old old old old old old AKDOT
Summit Lake MP 45 3800 08/28/2015
9:00 am
34.8 45.7 32.3 48 14 NNW
20 32 AKDOT
Summit Lake 1400 08/28/2015
9:00 am
47.4 60.8 44.1 0 - 0 0 0 0.0 NRCS
AKRR Mile 43 3700 08/28/2015
9:00 am
35.0 47.0 34.0 46 23 NW
51 79 AKRR
Grandview 1100 08/28/2015
9:00 am
49.6 61.7 45.1 - 16 0.0 NRCS
Sterling Wye MP 37 3700 07/10/2015
8:00 am
old old old old old old old old old old AKDOT
Sterling Hwy DOT @ Tern Lake 686 08/28/2015
8:12 am
53.5 69.2 46.9 46 6 SW
12 25 AKDOT
Crown Point 300 08/28/2015
8:00 am
56.2 65.5 48.2 26 1 SE
4 7 1 AKDOT
Alyeska Snow Course 2800 05/31/2015
6:00 am
old old old old old old old old old old Alyeska
Moose Pass 05/11/2015
11:00 am
old old old old old old old old old old AKRR
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