Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 239 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

43NM N Prudhoe Bay AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: High pressure extending from the high Arctic to the Banks Island will persist through Thu. A 988 mb low over Bristol Bay will move to the Yukon Delta as a 992 mb low by 3am Wed, and over the Chukotsk Peninsula by 3pm Wed. A third low now in the Gulf of Alaska will move to just north of Bethel as a 991 mb low by 3pm Wed and to the Bering Strait as a 992 mb low by 3am Thu.

Tonight
E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed
E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed Night
E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Thu
E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Thu Night
E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri
NE winds 20 kt.
Fri Night
NE winds 15 kt.
Sat
NE winds 20 kt.
Sun
NE winds 15 kt.
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Last Update: 239 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017
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