Weekend warm-up with southerly flow
Wind, rain and snow expected across Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A weekend storm system is moving through the state, whipping up winds, and delivering snow to northern and western Alaska. High winds are expected in the Interior and snow is expected over the Klondike Highway in the northern Southeast.
Winter storm warnings are in place for the Northeastern Brooks Range with snowfall of 6 to 8 inches.
A winter weather advisory calls for 4 to 7 inches over the upper Koyukuk Valley and Southeastern Brooks Range, middle Yukon Valley, and lower Yukon and Koyukuk Valleys into Sunday.
The Klondike Highway could see 3 to 7 inches of snow above 2000 feet, with a winter weather advisory issued through Sunday morning. The next round of precipitation will be heavy rain.
The hot spots are Sitka, Kodiak, and Fort Richardson at 47 degrees. The cold spot was Northway at 9 below zero.
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