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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Last Update: 337 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

2NM N Resurrection Bay AK

Marine Zone Forecast

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

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...
Synopsis: A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL INTENSIFY TODAY AND TONIGHT ENHANCING OFFSHORE FLOW WHICH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THU AND SHIFT INTO THE CENTRAL GULF THU NIGHT.

Today
N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 ft. heavy freezing spray.
Tonight
N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 ft. heavy freezing spray.
Thu
N wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Thu Night
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Fri Through Sun
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 337 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
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