Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

4NM SW Saxman AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Showers

    SE 25ktWinds Decreasing
    3-5ft

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    SE 20kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers

    SE 20kt
    4ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 20kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    ESE 20kt
    3-4ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain

    NW 20kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 40 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Rain

    S 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    SE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 43 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:22 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A GALE FORCE LOW WILL TRACK NORTHWEST OVER THE NORTHERN GULF TODAY AND WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A SECOND FRONT WILL APPROACH THE PANHANDLE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

Today
SE wind 20 to 25 kt decreasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Showers. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tonight
SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday
SE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers before noon, then rain after noon. Seas around 4 ft.
Saturday Night
SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming S after midnight. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Washington's Birthday
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
SE wind around 10 kt. Rain. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
SE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 55.26°N 131.67°W
Last Update: 5:22 am AKST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
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