Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight.
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Last Update: 414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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22NM SSW Kotzebue AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A broad area of low pressure will remain over mainland Alaska. A 996 mb low near Kotzebue Sound will weaken and either dissipate or merge with the approaching system in the Chukchi Sea. A 960 mb low is moving into the Western Bering Sea with a weather front moving to the Central Bering Sea and Central Aleutians this evening. The low will continue E in the Northern Bering Sea and the weather front will move to St Lawrence Island Mon afternoon, and to the West Coast and Chukchi Sea Mon evening.

Today
E winds 5 kt.
Tonight
E winds 10 kt.
Mon
E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Mon Night
E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue
SE winds 20 kt.
Tue Night
S winds 25 kt.
Wed
S winds 20 kt.
Thu
SE winds 25 kt.
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Last Update: 414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
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