Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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Last Update: 421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

32NM NW Wevok AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY

Synopsis: High pressure remains over the Arctic extending SE from a 1032 mb high near 78N 165E to S of Banks Island and will persist today. This ridge of high pressure will be pushed N by an approaching low pressure system and weather front that will move to the Chukchi Sea this evening, and into the SW Arctic Mon night.

Today
E winds 30 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 6 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Tonight
SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Tue
S winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Tue Night
S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Wed
S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Wed Night
S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Thu
S winds 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
Fri
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
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Last Update: 421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017
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