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.
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Last Update: 317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

22NM SSW Kotzebue AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 1006 mb low near St Matthew Island will move E over mainland Alaska. A weak ridge will move over the Eastern Bering Sea this evening as a 983 mb low moves into the Western Bering Sea. The ridge will continue moving SE into mainland Alaska with weak high pressure remaining over the Bering Strait. The low moves E across the Central Bering Sea to Nunivak Island at 982 mb by Sun evening, and will continue inland Mon as weak high pressure builds over the Eastern Bering Sea.

Today
NW winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt.
Tonight
NW winds 20 kt.
Sun
W winds 15 kt.
Sun Night
W winds 10 kt.
Mon
W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
Mon Night
W winds 30 kt.
Tue
NW winds 20 kt.
Wed
W winds 10 kt.
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Last Update: 317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018
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