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local weather

and comparisons to other northern cities

during winter, it is usually warmer in coastal Alaska than the mid and eastcoast of the United States

geeks in the woods on weather underground

Follow weather at Geeks in the Woods, Valdez, on WeatherUnderground. The twins stream one of their webcams to the website too.

GITW Valdez on WeatherUnderground

current weather

Valdez McCarthy Seattle Chicago NYC Stockholm
Air Temperature34.2 F26.2 F48.74 F32 F39.6 F35.1 F
Feels Like34 F26 F49 F22 F35 F35 F
Wind Speed0mph2mph0mph14mph6.8mph0mph
Wind DirectionNNWSWWestWSWSWSouth
Sunrise9:03 AM9:02 AM7:21 AM6:47 AM6:48 AM7:55 AM
Sunset3:56 PM3:46 PM4:27 PM4:26 PM4:34 PM3:11 PM

four day forecasts

Valdez McCarthy Seattle Chicago NYC Stockholm
Tuesdaysnowsnowchancerainpartlycloudymostlycloudymostlycloudy
Tuesday Nightnt_snownt_snownt_chancerainnt_partlycloudynt_partlycloudynt_partlycloudy
Wednesdaysnowsnowchancerainpartlycloudyclearclear
Wednesday Nightnt_mostlycloudynt_mostlycloudynt_rainnt_clearnt_clearnt_clear
Thursdaypartlycloudymostlycloudyraincloudyclearpartlycloudy
Thursday Nightnt_partlycloudynt_mostlycloudynt_chancerainnt_chancerainnt_clearnt_mostlycloudy
Fridaysnowpartlycloudytstormspartlycloudyrainpartlycloudy
Friday Nightnt_snownt_partlycloudynt_chancerainnt_mostlycloudynt_rainnt_partlycloudy

Richardson Highway @ Keystone Canyon MP 12.3

Air Temperature39degrees F
Relative Humidity99%
Precipitation OccurrenceYes
Wind Speed9mph
Wind DirectionNE
Wind Speed Maximum16mph
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedNE
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)981.2mb

@ Tue Nov 20 8:50:00PM -0900 2018

South cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:00:00PM -0900 2018

North cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:03:00PM -0900 2018

Richardson Highway @ Sheep Creek MP 18.6

Air Temperature33degrees F
Relative Humidity99%
Precipitation OccurrenceOther
Wind Speed5mph
Wind DirectionSW
Wind Speed Maximum9mph
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedSW
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)mb

@ Tue Nov 20 8:50:00PM -0900 2018

South cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:00:00PM -0900 2018

North cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:02:00PM -0900 2018

Richardson Highway @ Thompson Pass MP 25.7

Air Temperature25degrees F
Relative Humidity0%
Precipitation OccurrenceNone
Wind Speed24mph
Wind DirectionNE
Wind Speed Maximum25mph
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedNE
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)892.7mb

@ Tue Nov 20 8:50:00PM -0900 2018

Loveland Glacier cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:02:00PM -0900 2018

North cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:00:00PM -0900 2018

South cam

@ Tue Nov 20 9:02:00PM -0900 2018

clouds & wind for valdez

Illustrates when precipitation, its type and intensity that will be arriving at Geeks in the Woods as well as impact flights at the Valdez airport. Thompson Pass is at 900hPa. More Info

Valdez, AK Cloud/Wind Time-series

VARIABLES FOUND ON THE FORECAST TIME-SECTION PLOTS:

CLOUD WATER MIXING RATIO: Values of kg/kg in the green/yellow/red colors scaled by 10**5. The scale is shown in the upper left corner of the plot.

CLOUD ICE MIXING RATIO: Values of kg/kg in the blue/purple colors scaled by 10**5. The scale is shown in the upper right corner of the plot.

TEMPERATURE: The 0 degree Celsius isotherm is depicted with a solid black line, while the -15 degree C isotherm is a dashed black line.

WINDS: Vertical profiles of forecast winds are shown in KNOTS. TERRAIN: The terrain is shown in brown at the bottom of the plot. Surface pressure can be determined by using the pressure axis on the left side of the plot.

NOTICE THE TIME AXIS ON THE BOTTOM. THESE PLOTS GO BACKWARD IN TIME AS REQUESTED BY THE FIELD TO ASSESS THE "UPSTREAM CONDITIONS." AS YOU EXAMINE THE PLOTS, PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE EARLIEST FORECAST TIMES ARE ON THE RIGHT. THIS IS NOT THE CASE FOR THE SURFACE METEOGRAMS.