Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 506 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

23NM NNE Browerville AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: A 980 mb low 180 nm northwest of Barrow will move to near POint lay as a 980 mb low by 4pm Thu, to 60 nm west of Kivalina as a 980 mb low by 4am Fri, to near Nome as a 985 mb low by 4pm Fri then weak slowly. A 992 mb low 60 nm north of Barter Island will persist through Friday, then move to near Barrow as a 992 mb low by 4am Sat.

Today
SE winds 30 kt becoming E 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
Tonight
E winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Fri
NE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Fri Night
NE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat
E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat Night
S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Sun
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Mon
E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 506 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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