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Test of the Alaska Warning System for Denali Borough this morning

Published 2024-02-28

The new National Water Prediction System (NWPS) goes live on March 27th, 2024

Published 2023-12-13

The NWS is Soliciting Comments on the new National Water Prediction Service (NWPS) Website

Published 2023-11-22

The NWS has developed a new web interface for dissemination of its water prediction information. The new gateway, NWPS, is designed to make it easier for our partners and the public to access expanded river forecast information, observed water and precipitation data, and other resources, including flood inundation maps.

Anchorage Federal Building Power Outage Will Affect Some NWS Operational Data from August 25 to August 28, 2023

Published 2023-08-23

Fairbanks Storm Spotter Talk: Saturday 8/26 1PM

Published 2023-08-23

Northern Alaska Forecast Zones Have Changed

Published 2023-07-06

Seeking Comments on Future Simplification of "Advisory" and "Special Weather Statements"

Published 2023-05-26

NWS Fairbanks Phone Outage May 20th

Published 2023-05-19

Due to maintenance work being conducted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) at the UAF Butrovich Data Center, there will be a telephone outage at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Fairbanks on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 4 AM to 9 PM. If you need to contact NWS Fairbanks during this time, you can utilize the following methods to contact us: Email:

NWS Alaska Weather TV program is soliciting comments through July 30, 2023 on changes in how the public views the program.

Published 2023-05-17

NOAA Weather Radio Required Monthly Test Sent to Transmitter WXJ81 in Fairbanks

Published 2023-03-22

APRFC to update 48-hour and 5-day Flood Outlook Products

Published 2023-02-17

APRFC to discontinue daily Recreational River Forecast (RVRAK)

Published 2023-02-17

Recent Changes to NWS Marine Zones in Alaska

Published 2023-02-17

New Alaska Weather Information Line Phone Number

Published 2022-06-08

Warm and dry through the weekend in the Interior

Published 2022-06-01

Outlook for the weekend.

Join us for the UAF Arctic Research Open House on May 19th from 4 to 7 PM

Published 2022-05-06

Open house

NWS Alaska Region Zone Changes Effective April 5th!

Published 2022-02-02

Check Out this Story Map Recognizing NOAA Employees of American Indian and Alaska Native Descent

Published 2021-11-15

November is National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Published 2021-11-03

Possible Phone Outage at NWS Fairbanks from 7AM to 5PM Thu Nov 4th, 2021

Published 2021-11-03

NOAA Releases the 2021-22 U.S Winter Outlook

Published 2021-10-21

Alaska Winter Weather Preparedness Week is here through October 9th! Visit our Winter Safety website!

Published 2021-10-04

Check out the Tanana Times, our monthly newsletter!

Published 2021-09-15

NWS Fairbanks celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month! Explore various weather summaries of Central and South America!

Published 2021-09-15

Get ready for Fall weather hazards by visiting our Fall Safety website!

Published 2021-09-01

Aug 26th: New Climate Page Layout Public Information Statement

Published 2021-08-25

Aug 26th: New Climate Page Layout Public Information Statement

Nome Radar Outage from July 26th to August 4th During Major Upgrade

Published 2021-07-25

Soliciting Comments through July 31, 2021 on Proposed New Headline Language to Replace Current "Advisories" and "Special Weather Statements"

Published 2021-06-25

Get ready for Summer weather hazards by visiting the NWS Summer Safety website!

Published 2021-06-01

NWS Fairbanks celebrates Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with an in-depth look at "Mr. Tornado" - Dr. Tetsuya Theodore Fujita

Published 2021-05-18

NWS Fairbanks Phone Outage

Published 2021-05-15

We are currently experiencing phone issues for NWS Fairbanks Office.

NWS Web Page Issues Resolved

Published 2021-05-14

NWS web pages issues resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience.

NOAA delivers the new U.S. climate normals for the period from 1991-2020

Published 2021-05-04

NOAA upgrades flagship U.S. global weather model

Published 2021-04-01

1991-2020 Climate Normals Coming May 2021

Published 2021-04-01

The latest spring breakup outlook for Alaska is now available

Published 2021-03-10

Planned Major Change to NWS' Hazard Messaging Headlines No Earlier than 2024

Published 2021-03-05

NWS Fairbanks celebrates African-American Month by honoring black pioneers in meteorology. The story map at this link details several historical and current meteorologists, dedicating their careers to science and advancing diversity in the workplace.

Published 2021-02-24

NWS Fairbanks Telephone Outage from 4pm-10pm through Feb 13th

Published 2021-02-02

Our NWS radar display changed nationally on December 17th. Here's a page with more information.

Published 2020-12-09

Soliciting Comments Through January 7 Regarding the Discontinuance of Some Short-Fused NWS Warning Update Statements

Published 2020-12-09

Get ready for winter weather hazards by visiting our Winter Safety website!

Published 2020-12-01

Provide Your Feedback on NWS Frost/Freeze Products

Published 2020-11-17

NWS Fairbanks is now on Instagram!

Published 2020-11-08

Telephone Line Maintenance Impacting Some NWS Fairbanks Services Oct 13-15th

Published 2020-10-13

On October 3, NOAA will mark 50 years of science, service and stewardship!

Published 2020-09-30

This week is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Alaska. Are you ready? Please visit the NWS Winter Safety website for information on how to prepare.

Published 2020-09-27

Fairbanks Area Pedro Dome Weather Radar Back in Service

Published 2020-09-25

NOAA Weather Radio Station KZZ53 in Utqiaġvik (Barrow) Down for Maintenance Wednesday

Published 2020-08-25

NOAA Weather Radio Station WXJ-81 in Fairbanks Down for Maintenance Tuesday

Published 2020-08-24

NWS Alaska Data Outage - August 22, 2020

Published 2020-08-19

Warm weather expected this weekend

Published 2020-08-14

Network maintenance RESCHEDULED for June 30th will affect National Weather Service Alaska services..

Published 2020-06-27

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 21-27)!

Published 2020-06-21

NWS Survey regarding a potential change in the use of Advisory Statements...

Published 2020-06-21


Published 2020-06-18

Follow us on Facebook!

Published 2020-06-16


This is National Safe Boating Week (May 16-22)!

Published 2020-05-16

Denali Recreational Climbing Forecast Suspended for the 2020 Season

Published 2020-05-04

Alaska Spring Flood Potential Outlook

Published 2020-04-16

Flood potential

NWS at the Fairbanks Go Winter! Expo THIS Saturday and Sunday

Published 2019-10-23

Do you want to be a Weather Spotter? We have a training session Wed Oct 9th 6-7pm

Published 2019-09-24

FEMA Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Wed Aug 7th, 2019

Published 2019-08-06

Pedro Dome Radar intermittent outages expected through Jul 19, 2019

Published 2019-07-08

Come visit us at the NWS Fairbanks Open House, May 30th 4-7 PM

Published 2019-05-15

Visit the NWS at Fairbanks Aviation Day, May 18th 7am - 2pm

Published 2019-05-15

Denali Climbing Forecasts Begin for the 2019 Season

Published 2019-05-04

Green Up Occurred in Fairbanks on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Published 2019-05-03

NWS Fairbanks Is Now On Facebook!

Published 2019-02-23

UAF Becomes a StormReady University and a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador!

Published 2018-12-07

Make sure to share your weather report with us!

Published 2018-11-24

Winter Outlook favors warmer temperatures for Alaska

Published 2018-10-18

Fairbanks Area Weather Radar Down

Published 2018-08-26

Fairbanks Area Weather Radar Down

Get ready for summer by visiting our Summer Safety website!

Published 2018-06-06

Do you view our hazards? We would appreciate your feedback! Click here to take this survey to help us make your hazard products better.

Published 2018-06-04

Planning a trip to Denali National Park? Make sure to bookmark this link!

Published 2018-04-29

Mark your calendars! NWS Fairbanks Storm Spotter Training Tuesday, May 1st @ 6 PM!

Published 2018-04-25

NWS Fairbanks Website Problems

Published 2018-04-09

NWS Fairbanks Website Problems

Do you have a snowfall report to share with us? Please submit your report here...

Published 2018-03-18

The 1-800 number for the Alaska Weather Info Line is offline.

Published 2018-02-20

The 1-800 number for the Alaska Weather Info Line (AWIL) is currently offline. To access AWIL, please call (907) 458-3745. It is unknown when the 1-800 number will be returned to service.

Fairbanks Climate Highlights for January 2018

Published 2018-02-03

Learn more about who the National Weather Service is and what we do to support you!

Published 2018-01-05

December 2017 Climate Summary for Fairbanks

Published 2018-01-05

Looking for a one stop shop for forecasts and observations? Check this out!

Published 2017-10-18