Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions.
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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

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Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingENE 8kt
    3-4ft
  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    ENE 7kt
    3ft
  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    N 10kt
    3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    N 8kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    ESE 8kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SSE 9kt
    3ft
  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely

    SSE 15kt
    4ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SW 14kt
    4ft
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NNW 12kt
    3-4ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:22 am EST Mar 3, 2024
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 5 to 8 kt in the morning. Patchy fog before 10am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tonight
ENE wind around 7 kt becoming NNE after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Patchy fog between 10pm and 3am. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday
N wind around 10 kt. Showers likely. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday Night
N wind 6 to 8 kt becoming WNW after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 6 to 8 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind 7 to 9 kt becoming SSE after midnight. A chance of showers after 1am. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday
SSE wind 12 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Showers likely. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 11 to 14 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Thursday
NW wind around 12 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 34.21°N 77.78°W
Last Update: 3:22 am EST Mar 3, 2024
Forecast Valid: 5am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
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