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

48NM NNW Prudhoe Bay AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY

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
NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Freezing fog. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
Tue
E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.
Tue Night
E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Wed
NE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Wed Night
S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
Thu
E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Thu Night
E winds 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri
E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sat
E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017
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