Weather Alerts for Palmer Alaska

Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
PALMER ALASKA

Areas Affected:
Anchorage - Matanuska Valley - Susitna Valley - Western Prince William Sound
Effective: Mon, 8/19 7:53pm Updated: Tue, 8/20 12:35am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 8/20 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...AREAS OF SMOKE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE KENAI PENINSULA,
ANCHORAGE BOWL, AND MAT-SU VALLEYS...
Light and variable winds will allow smoke from multiple wildfires
to spread across portions of the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage Bowl,
and Mat-Su Valleys through midweek. The smoke will reduce
visibility to as low as one mile at times, and possibly less than
one mile near active fires. The worst conditions will be
overnight through the morning hours, with some improvement during
the afternoon and early evening. Persons with respiratory problems
may have difficulty breathing when outside. For more information
on Air Quality, please visit www.dec.alaska.gov.