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.

Last Update: 332 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

140NM SE Chiniak AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A 980 mb low at 59N 140W moves inland near Prince William Sound and then dissipates Fri. A 978 mb north Pacific low Fri night moves to 54N 144W at 970 mb Sat night.

NW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W 10 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
Fri Night
E wind 10 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
NE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
Sat Night
NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
Sun Through Tue
SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
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Last Update: 332 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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