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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Last Update: 215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

23NM SSE Kotzebue AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 980 mb low near Point lay will move 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.

Tonight
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri Night
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat Night
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sun
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
Sun Night
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Tue
E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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