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: 333 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

42NM N Point Lay AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A broad area of low pressure extends W across the Arctic with a 974 mb low over the Eastern Beaufort Sea. A weather front will move over the Arctic Coast this morning, then drag E. A 980 mb low in the high Arctic will move into the Western Arctic tonight, and to the 300 nm NW of Pt Barrow by Mon morning. The low moves over the Northwest Arctic Coast Mon afternoon at 968 mb, then moves E over the Coast to MacKenzie Bay before merging with the low over the Beaufort Sea Tue evening and continuing to the E.

W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
SW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Mon Night
W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
N winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue Night
NW winds 15 kt.
W winds 10 kt.
SE winds 20 kt.
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Last Update: 333 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018
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