October snow

A fresh dusting of snow covers trees in Two Rivers on Saturday, Oct. 12. While the Healy area saw more than a foot of snow from the recent storm, only a couple of inches was reported in Two Rivers and North Pole, while Fairbanks only saw a trace. Rod Boyce/News-Miner

While Fairbanks saw mostly rain from this week's winter storm, other parts of Interior Alaska saw freezing rain and snow. The storm has closed the Steese Highway at Eagle Summit, and difficult driving conditions are reported on the Richardson and Alaska highways, as well as from Healy south on the Parks Highway. 

Here are some snowfall totals as reported by the National Weather Service office in Fairbanks at 10:18 a.m. Saturday:

Fairbanks: trace

Richardson Highway/Eastern Interior locations:

North Pole: 3 inches

Salcha: 3 inches

Whitestone Farms: 9.5 inches

Dry Creek: 8.5 inches

Robertson River: 7 inches

Tok: 10.6 inches

Northway: 4 inches

Chicken: 2 inches

Eagle: 4.5 inches

Parks Highway locations:

Nenana: trace

Clear Sky: 6.4 inches

Healy: 13 inches

Denali National Park headquarters: 4.8 inches

The Weather Services tweeted the totals this morning and said residents can submit their own observations to the agency by email to fairbanks.weather@noaa.gov.

The forecast for the remainder of the weekend and through most of next week in the Fairbanks area calls for high temperatures in the low 30s and lows around 20, with gradual clearing of the clouds this weekend and sunny skies through the week.