Snowfall amounts in the Anchorage Bowl could range from 3 inches on the east side to nothing on the west side, the Weather Service said.
Lower temperatures are predicted to last through the week, potentially dropping below freezing early Wednesday in Anchorage.
The average first freeze at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is Sept. 23.
A gust of about 65 mph was reported near Sunday night near Indian along Turnagain Arm, officials said.
Heavy rain is expected throughout Southcentral Alaska Sunday night, but localized flooding is possible near Wasilla, Palmer and toward Talkeetna, the weather service said.
Expect “certainly a kind of cloudy or cooler and wetter pattern than we’ve seen in recent days,” said a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
The haze is expected to subside by the middle of next week, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service said.
Longwave radiation means that the ground releases energy into the air on a slight delay after we get the maximum amount of daylight, around summer solstice.
A series of celestial events will converge Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, giving the moon its fantasy novel-worthy title.
The biggest affliction at the moment is tree pollen, but grass pollen and mold are on the way.
The cold air funnel was spotted Thursday evening near the Alaska State Fairgrounds. Meteorologists say they get one or two such reports a year.
The state warmed about 1 degree Fahrenheit overall during the last decade, and many areas are getting more precipitation.
West Anchorage and downtown will see the worst winds of the late-season storm, forecasters say.
Eagle River saw 17 inches of snow, and parts of East and South Anchorage also saw more than a foot, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow is expected to continue through early Thursday morning.
Between 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected to fall in the Anchorage Bowl early Thursday, which could cause reduced visibility during the morning commute, the weather service said.
“There’s a 0% chance that it’ll get above freezing in the next five days,” a weather service meteorologist said.
The reading of minus 80 Fahrenheit was recorded by a weather observer at Prospect Creek Camp just north of the Arctic Circle.
Alyeska, Hilltop and Arctic Valley slopes closed Monday due to heavy wind and a mixture of rain and snow.
Rain and high winds are expected to hit the Kenai Peninsula and Turnagain Arm, according to the National Weather Service