Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible.
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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Rain/Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SSE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    NE 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    NE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 31 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:52 pm AKDT Mar 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 1am AKDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm AKDT Mar 29, 2017

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

Synopsis: A LOW SOUTHWEST OF HAIDA GWAII WEDNESDAY WILL WEAKEN AND TRACK NORTHWEST INTO THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH THURSDAY.

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered rain and snow showers before 4am, then snow showers likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. Snow showers likely before 10am, then rain showers likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered rain and snow showers before 10pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NE wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain before 10pm, then snow likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
NE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow likely. 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: 5:52 pm AKDT Mar 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 1am AKDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm AKDT Mar 29, 2017
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