Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue.
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Last Update: 231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

42NM N Point Lay AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 991 mb low near Banks Island will move N Tue rotating W then S to be over Point Barrow by early Thu morning at 995 mb. A rapidly developing low 500 nm N of Point Barrow will move to 150 nm N of Point Barrow by Tue morning at 998 mb and over the central Arctic Plain by Tue evening. High pressure W of 160W and over the Chukchi Sea will weaken and be pushed W as the low drops out of the Arctic to the coast.

Tonight
N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Tue
NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Tue Night
N winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Wed
N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Wed Night
N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Thu
N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Thu Night
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri
NE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sat
E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
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Last Update: 231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017
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