Western Kenai Peninsula Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 4:08 PM AKDT on May 28, 2015

... Hot and dry conditions across southcentral Alaska through
this weekend...

Unusually hot and dry weather will settle into southcentral Alaska
beginning Friday through the weekend. High temperatures will
stretch from the mid 70s to mid 80s throughout the region with the
hottest day likely occurring on Saturday.

Sea breezes... winds blowing from sea to land... which usually
moderate afternoon temperatures will be limited during this
timeframe. Also... periods of gusty winds in
Seward... Whittier... and Valdez will aid in warming temperatures
even further.

Persons out in the near record heat should take necessary
precautions and be fire wise during this dry period.

Following are record highs for select locations in southcentral
for may 30th and 31st.


                   May 30th may 31st
Anchorage 76 75
Palmer 81 77
Talkeetna 79 82
Gulkana 80 84
Valdez 74 75
Cordova 76 74
Seward 69 67




408 PM akdt Thu may 28 2015

... Hot and dry conditions across southcentral Alaska through
this weekend...

Unusually hot and dry weather will settle into southcentral Alaska
beginning Friday through the weekend. High temperatures will
stretch from the mid 70s to mid 80s throughout the region with the
hottest day likely occurring on Saturday.

Sea breezes... winds blowing from sea to land... which usually
moderate afternoon temperatures will be limited during this
timeframe. Also... periods of gusty winds in
Seward... Whittier... and Valdez will aid in warming temperatures
even further.

Persons out in the near record heat should take necessary
precautions and be fire wise during this dry period.

Following are record highs for select locations in southcentral
for may 30th and 31st.


                   May 30th may 31st
Anchorage 76 75
Palmer 81 77
Talkeetna 79 82
Gulkana 80 84
Valdez 74 75
Cordova 76 74
Seward 69 67




Record Report
Statement as of 1:06 am AKDT on May 28, 2015


... Record high minimum temperature at St Paul AK...

On Wednesday may 27... the high minimum temperature of 41 degrees
at St Paul Airport broke the record previous record of 40 set in
2014.