Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 343 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

12NM ENE Port Protection AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: An elongated area of low pressure over the northeast gulf will move ashore Thursday night. A ridge of high pressure will build over the Panhandle on Friday. Outlook. A strong low will move into the AK gulf Saturday into Sunday.

Tonight
Variable wind 10 kt becoming S 20 kt late. Seas 2 feet or less building to 4 ft late, except seas 7 ft near ocean entrances.
Fri
S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances.
Fri Night
E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft, except 7 ft near ocean entrances.
Sat
E wind 30 kt. Gusts to 50 kt out of interior passes. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
E wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
Sun
SE wind 25 kt becoming SW. Seas 5 ft.
Mon
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Tue
SE wind 25 kt becoming SW. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 343 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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