Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.

Last Update: 340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

34NM S Golovin AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: Weak high pressure will persist over the Bering Strait. A 978 mb low in the Western Bering Sea will move E to the Lower Yukon Delta early Mon morning, then continue inland. A 980 mb low in the high Arctic will move to 300 nm NW of Pt Barrow by Mon morning with a weather front moving S across the Chukchi Sea. The low moves over the Northwest Arctic Coast Mon afternoon at 968 mb and the front will move over the West Coast Mon night, then inland. High pressure will build in behind the front Tue with a 1020 mb high over the Chukotsk Peninsula.

NW winds 10 kt becoming E.
NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
NW winds 20 kt.
Mon Night
W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
W winds 25 kt.
Tue Night
NW winds 20 kt.
E winds 15 kt.
SE winds 20 kt.
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Last Update: 340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018
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