Up To 16 Inches Of Snow Expected In Anchorage

It may be hard for residents of Southcentral Alaska to believe, but there is more snow in the forecast. A lot more snow. The National Weather Service expects the storm to start around 9pm in the Anchorage area tonight. By the time it’s all over 24 hours later, 8 to 16 inches of new snow could be on the ground. For the Mat-Su Valley, the predicted snow totals are a bit tamer- only 5-11 inches.

And in case Valdez and Cordova were concerned about missing out on this latest round, National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Snider says, not to worry.

In Cordova, forecasters are expecting 5-11 inches of snow by Thursday evening. Snider says the constant storms have been impressive, especially for a newcomer to the state.

And after this coming storm will we dry out for a while? Possibly. In Anchorage at least, the forecast calls for clear skies, and cold temperatures, this weekend through at least early next week.

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