Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain

    ENE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Snow

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 36 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:56 pm AKST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6am AKST Jan 18, 2017-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2017

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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 MOVE NORTH TO A LOCATION WEST OF BARANOF ISLAND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THEN INLAND OVER THE PANHANDLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

Today
ENE wind around 10 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
SSE wind around 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Rain before 4am, then rain and snow likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
NE wind around 10 kt. Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 10am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. A chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
SW wind around 10 kt. A chance of snow before 4pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow after 4pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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: 56.98°N 135.12°W
Last Update: 9:56 pm AKST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 6am AKST Jan 18, 2017-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2017
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