280  
FNAK71 PAFC 220305  
FWSAER  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR 2019 SKI TRAIN (CURRY, ALASKA)...OTHER  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
705 PM AKDT THU MAR 21 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1800 AKDT ON MARCH 22.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS WITH GOOD VISIBILITY AND HIGH  
CEILINGS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. CONDITIONS LOOK LIKE THEY  
WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE SOMETIME SATURDAY EVENING AS PRECIPITATION  
APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTH, WITH CEILINGS DROPPING. BEST ESTIMATE  
FOR TIMING OF PRECIPITATION IS AROUND MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT.  
IT COULD BEGIN AS A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW, BUT SHOULD QUICKLY  
CHANGE TO ALL SNOW. THIS LOOKS LIKE A LIGHT SNOW EVENT WITH AN  
INCH OR SO ACCUMULATION, BUT CEILINGS AND VISIBILITY WILL DROP  
QUICKLY OVERNIGHT SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THEN EXPECT  
IMPROVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY.  
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS  
OVERNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
WIND CHILL..........DROPPING INTO THE MID 20S OVERNIGHT.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........2800 FT DECREASING TO 500 FT OVERNIGHT.  
CEILING (KFT).......10,000 FT OR HIGHER.  
VISIBILITY..........10 MILES OR GREATER.  
SUNSET..............820PM.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.  
WIND CHILL..........MID 20S IN THE MORNING RISING INTO UPPER 30S  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 18 MPH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.0 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........SEA LEVEL RISING TO 2300 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CEILING (KFT).......AROUND 10,000 FT.  
VISIBILITY..........10 MILES OR GREATER.  
SUNRISE.............751AM.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN SNOW LIKELY BEGINNING AROUND  
MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.  
WIND CHILL..........DROPPING INTO THE UPPER 20S OVERNIGHT.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).LIGHT WINDS.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.09 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....1.0 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........2500 FT DROPPING TO SEA LEVEL AROUND MIDNIGHT.  
CEILING (KFT).......6000 FT DROPPING TO 1500 FT OR LOWER AROUND MIDNIGHT.  
VISIBILITY..........10 MILES OR GREATER DROPPING TO 2 MILES OR LESS AROUND  
MIDNIGHT.  
SUNSET..............823PM.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW  
IN THE MORNING.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.  
MIN HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
WIND CHILL..........UPPER 20S RISING INTO THE UPPER 30S IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 6 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....0.2 INCHES.  
SNOW LEVEL..........SEA LEVEL.  
CEILING (KFT).......1000 FT OR LOWER IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 6000 FT  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
VISIBILITY..........2 MILES OR LESS IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 6 MILES  
OR GREATER IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SUNRISE.............747AM.  
 

 
FORECASTER...BAINES  
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL OLIVE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR  
.TAG 1904149.0/AER  
.DELDT 03/21/19  
.EMAIL MJOLIVE@YAHOO.COM  
 
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