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.

Last Update: 342 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A 980 mb low 30 nm southeast of Yakutat moves inland near Prince William Sound and then dissipates Fri. A 978 mb north Pacific low Fri night moves to 330 nm south of Middleton Island at 970 mb Sat night.

NW wind 20 kt. Gusts to 35 kt in the evening. Seas 3 ft.
W wind 10 kt in the morning becoming variable less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Fri Night
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 ft.
Sat And Sat Night
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon Through Tue
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 342 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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