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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 351 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

81NM SW Nikolski 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.

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
Synopsis: BOGOSLOF VOLCANO 53 NM WEST OF DUTCH HARBOR REMAINS ACTIVE. A 985 MB LOW 100 NM NORTH OF ATKA WILL MOVE TO 140 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAINT PAUL AT 975 MB THIS AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE TO 80 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAPE NEWENHAM AT 983 MB THU NIGHT.

Today
S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray in the morning. Snow.
Tonight
W wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
Thu
W wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray in the morning.
Thu Night
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Fri
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Sat Through Sun
SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
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Last Update: 351 AM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
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