ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Tranquil weather is taking shape for nearly all of mainland Alaska through your Holiday weekend.
An area of low pressure remains stationary over the Gulf of Alaska. Spiraling around it are showers of snow, some of them heavy. A few spots have seen up to 10 inches in Southeast, and we'll tack on an additional 4 to 8 inches through tonight. Much of this activity is broken and convective, adding to the likelihood of heavier burst of snow.
Light snow or flurries are likely along Cook Inlet this morning before clouds break up as early as the afternoon. Scattered clouds and flurries are also possible for the northern Interior and the West. However, in general, a dry and partly cloudy forecast is in store for much of the state, including Nome, Bethel, Fairbanks, and Anchorage all the way through the weekend.
One thing that definitely won't change is the unseasonable cold. Highs will run anywhere from 5 to 20 degrees below average. It may be breezy in spots for Thanksgiving, but aside from that, winds will be light.