Ester, AK

8:20 AM AKST on November 13, 2019 (GMT -0900)
Faith Ln., FBKS. | | Change Station

Elev 656 ft 64.86 °N, 147.92 °W | Updated 30 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
4.6 °F
Feels Like 5 °F
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0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Windchill 5 °F
Dew Point -2 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
9:20 AM 3:51 PM
Full, 99% visible
METAR PAFA 131653Z 02016KT 10SM FEW045 BKN060 M12/M19 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP152 T11221194
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Windchill 5 °F
Dew Point -2 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
9:20 AM 3:51 PM
Full, 99% visible
METAR PAFA 131653Z 02016KT 10SM FEW045 BKN060 M12/M19 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP152 T11221194

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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:19 AM AKST Nov. 13, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from noon today to
6 am akst Friday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches
are expected. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause areas
of blowing and drifting snow reducing the visibility to one
half mile or less at times.

* Where... middle Tanana Valley.

* When... noon Wednesday to 6 am Friday.

* Additional details... winds will increase during the day on
Wednesday. Winds gusting to 40 mph are expected over Highway
summits north of Fairbanks resulting in blowing and drifting
snow. In town, wind gusts up to 25 mph are expected. Snowfall
will begin Thursday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The
latest Road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.




Special Statement
Issued: 5:58 PM AKST Nov. 12, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Strong winds and snow coming to interior Alaska this week...

East winds will increase across interior Alaska on Wednesday and
remain strong into Friday morning. The strongest winds will be
over the higher terrain north of Fairbanks. Summits of the Steese,
Elliott and Dalton highways will have gusts of 40 to 50 mph along
with blowing and drifting snow, with near blizzard conditions
from Wednesday night through Friday morning.

Falling snow will develop over the area from Tok south on
Wednesday afternoon, and spread northwest to the Yukon river by
Thursday morning, with the snow continuing into Friday morning.
Between 2 and 6 inches of snow are expected over most areas south
of the Yukon river by Friday morning. The heaviest snow is
expected in the area south of DOT Lake and Delta Junction, where
up to 12 inches of snow is expected.

In Fairbanks, northeast winds are expected to gust to 25 mph by
Wednesday afternoon, and to remain that strong through early
Friday. Snow is expected to develop in Fairbanks early Thursday
morning, and to continue through Friday morning. Fairbanks can
expect 3 to 5 inches of snow between early Thursday and early
Friday. Fairbanks will see blowing and drifting snow Thursday and
Thursday night. The hills north and east of Fairbanks will see
stronger winds and more blowing snow, with gusts to 40 mph
visibility reduced to one half mile at times in the hills.

Conditions are expected to improve across the interior Friday as
winds and snow decrease.


Jb

558 PM akst Tue Nov 12 2019

... Strong winds and snow coming to interior Alaska this week...

East winds will increase across interior Alaska on Wednesday and
remain strong into Friday morning. The strongest winds will be
over the higher terrain north of Fairbanks. Summits of the Steese,
Elliott and Dalton highways will have gusts of 40 to 50 mph along
with blowing and drifting snow, with near blizzard conditions
from Wednesday night through Friday morning.

Falling snow will develop over the area from Tok south on
Wednesday afternoon, and spread northwest to the Yukon river by
Thursday morning, with the snow continuing into Friday morning.
Between 2 and 6 inches of snow are expected over most areas south
of the Yukon river by Friday morning. The heaviest snow is
expected in the area south of DOT Lake and Delta Junction, where
up to 12 inches of snow is expected.

In Fairbanks, northeast winds are expected to gust to 25 mph by
Wednesday afternoon, and to remain that strong through early
Friday. Snow is expected to develop in Fairbanks early Thursday
morning, and to continue through Friday morning. Fairbanks can
expect 3 to 5 inches of snow between early Thursday and early
Friday. Fairbanks will see blowing and drifting snow Thursday and
Thursday night. The hills north and east of Fairbanks will see
stronger winds and more blowing snow, with gusts to 40 mph
visibility reduced to one half mile at times in the hills.

Conditions are expected to improve across the interior Friday as
winds and snow decrease.


Jb