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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Last Update: 332 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

2NM N Resurrection Bay AK

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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.

Synopsis: A 981 MB LOW 225 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK ISLAND WILL BE A 985 MB LOW 25 NM NORTH OF KODIAK CITY SAT NIGHT THEN MOVES INTO SOUTHWEST ALASKA AND DISSIPATES.

Today
S wind 20 kt becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Higher winds and seas S of caines head. Rain and snow.
Tonight
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of caines head. Rain and snow.
Sun
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher seas S of caines head. Rain and snow.
Sun Night
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Tue
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 332 AM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016
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