March 3 evening report

McGrath current temperature 30 F (-1C)

13 racers remain on the trail to McGrath. The last racers are arriving in Nikolai tonight. 7 bikers are en route to Nome between Ophir and Iditarod. Beat Jegerlehner, Peter Felten and Florian Reiterberger are prepping to leave McGrath tonight and in the morning.

Weather forecast for the Shageluk, Anvik, Grayling area:

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
301 PM AKST Sun Mar 3 2019

AKZ215-041600-
/O.EXT.PAFG.WW.Y.0056.190304T0600Z-190306T0000Z/
Lower Yukon Valley-
Including Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk, Anvik,
and Flat
301 PM AKST Sun Mar 3 2019
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM AKST TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total
  snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up
  to 10 inches, are expected.
* WHERE...Lower Yukon Valley.
Kathi MerchantComment