High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains.
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Last Update: 329 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

10NM SW Rowan Bay AK

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Synopsis: A weakening low will move E into the western gulf by late Sat night, then reach the east-central gulf by Mon morning. The low should then move SE and out of the gulf by late Mon night.

Tonight
S wind 20 kt. Near ocean entrances, gusts to 40 kt diminishing late. Seas 4 ft, except 11 ft near ocean entrances. rain showers.
Sun
S wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft, except 10 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers.
Sun Night
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 11 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers. Snow showers late.
Mon
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 11 ft near ocean entrances. Rain showers.
Mon Night
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft, except 8 ft near ocean entrances. Scattered rain and snow showers.
Tue
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Wed
Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.
Thu
S wind 15 kt becoming E. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 329 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
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