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

28NM N Kaktovik AK

Marine Zone Forecast


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 10 kt.
Tonight
E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue
E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue Night
SE winds 20 kt.
Wed
SW winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
Wed Night
W winds 20 kt.
Thu
SW winds 15 kt.
Fri
SE winds 15 kt.
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Last Update: 421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017
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