Holiday storm arrives New Year’s Eve

Best way to celebrate is to be aware and prepared
Published: Dec. 30, 2022 at 7:22 PM AKST|Updated: Dec. 31, 2022 at 11:19 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Saturday night marks the end of 2022 and that milestone often comes with revelry and celebrations of the coming year.

Just be aware that there will be a large and vigorous low loaded with moisture moving in as the evening gets underway. Winter weather advisories for rain, freezing rain, snow, sleet and strong winds will impact most of Southcentral Alaska, the north gulf coast and Southeast Alaska.

The storm on Friday night was south of the central Aleutians and heading toward the Gulf of Alaska.

The hot spot for Alaska on Friday was Metlakatla at 43 degrees above zero and the coldest spot was Northway, dropping to 23 below zero.

Enjoy your New Year’s Eve celebrations!