Turning Stormy in the Northwest

An active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

34NM NNW Shishmaref AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: A 990 mb low 40 NM north of Nuiqsut will move to near Barrow as a 993 mb low by 4pm Thu, and to the Seward Peninsula as a 990 mb low by 4pm Fri. A second low developing 300 nm north of Barrow as a 999 mb low by 4pm Wed will move to near Point Lay as a 994 mb low by 4pm Thu, and then merge with the first low Thu night.

Today
N winds 20kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow.
Tonight
N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers.
Thu
N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Thu Night
N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
Fri
NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
Fri Night
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat
E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sun
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
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Last Update: 451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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