Anchorage missed a record high yesterday by only 2 degrees. Sunshine and low 50s return today before clouds increase overnight and a shower or two tries to develop this weekend.
Southeast will remain damp all day, especially from Juneau southward. Highs will top out in the upper 40s and low 50s. Rain showers will push into the northern Panhandle, but this rain activity is expected to be spottier and lighter. The strong winds that have whipped around the southern Panhandle will ease to less than 20 mph late this morning.
The west coast will stay chilly. A weak northerly flow at the surface is being supported by stronger flow aloft advecting cold air through the Bering Sea and right along the coast. Highs in Bethel and Nome will remain below freezing. Teens are in the forecast for the Slope.
Clouds will increase in Southcentral tonight with rain showers becoming likely in PWS tomorrow. A few lighter showers are possible around Cook Inlet. Highs will stay in the upper 40s tomorrow and Sunday. Look for clouds to break up Sunday evening.
Lows, nearly statewide, will stay in the 20s and 30s through the weekend.
Enjoy the sun today and have a safe and fun weekend.