ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The flood warning for the Kuskokwim River near Aniak is scheduled to expire at 10:45 p.m. Monday.
An ice jam has formed about 10 miles downstream of Aniak. Flooding has been reported and the river is expected to continue to rise.
While the calendar shows we’re well into Spring, it’s still feeling like winter across parts of the state.
Northern Alaska remains to see temperatures dropping below zero overnight. Wainwright got down to -7 last night and many areas of Alaska are seeing below average temperatures for their highs on Monday.
The jet stream is dipping down west of the state bringing continued cold air to the Southwest. Areas around the Alaska Peninsula are looking at snow on Monday primarily on the Bering Sea side.
Highs around St. Paul are only expected to reach the upper 20s. That’s about 10 degrees colder than average for this time of year.
The jet dips down and exits the state in the Southeast. Rain developing in Southeast, heavier amounts around Ketchikan. Highs today in the mid to upper 40s. That’s also a little colder than average.
Annette Island saw almost 3” of rain on Sunday.
For Southcentral, a weakening area of low pressure means things will clear up a bit. Decreasing clouds around the Kenai, Mat-Su Valleys and Anchorage.
Clouds and showers for Prince William Sound. Anchorage highs will reach the upper 40s to low 50s.