Significant Snowfall for Washington Cascades and Northern Rocky Mountains

A cold front will linger for several days from the Pacific Northwest to portions of the northern Plains early this week. Cold temperatures and copious moisture will combine to produce several feet of snow into the mountain passes, with up to 4 feet of snow down to 4000 feet in the northern Rockies. Travel through mountain passes will be very difficult.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 124 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

36NM NNW Shishmaref AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

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.

Tonight
NE winds 20 kt becoming SE 30 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Heavy freezing spray.
Mon
SE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
Mon Night
SE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Tue
S winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Tue Night
S winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Freezing spray.
Wed
S winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Freezing spray.
Wed Night
S winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
Thu
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Fri
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
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Last Update: 124 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
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