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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 400 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

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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.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND FRIDAY...
Synopsis: A 984 MB LOW 250 NM SOUTHEAST OF DUTCH HARBOR DISSIPATES BY THU EVENING WHILE REMAINING NEARLY STATIONARY. A COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS SOUTH OF THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THU AFTERNOON MERGES INTO A 970 MB LOW 250 NM SOUTH OF ADAK LATE THU NIGHT...THEN MOVES TO 300 NM SOUTH OF ADAK AT 969 MB LATE FRI NIGHT.

Today
NW wind 15 kt. Seas 11 ft.
Tonight
Variable wind 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight. Seas 7 ft.
Fri
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Fri Night
E wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
Sat
N wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Sun
W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Mon
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
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Last Update: 400 AM AKST THU FEB 11 2016
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