Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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15NM SSW Pentwater MI

Marine Point Forecast

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    NE 9kt

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday


    SSE 19kt

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chc Showers

    S 21kt

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Showers

    S 16kt

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday


    Winds IncreasingNNW 33kt

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Snow Likely

    NNW 34kt
    Waves Building9ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    WNW 27ktWinds Decreasing
    8ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 19kt

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Clear

    SSW 20kt

    Low: 34 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:03 am CST Feb 26, 2024
Forecast Valid: 2am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

NE wind around 9 kt. Mostly clear. Waves around 1 ft.
E wind 10 to 19 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
S wind 15 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft.
S wind 13 to 16 kt. A slight chance of showers after noon. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
S wind 9 to 14 kt becoming NNW 23 to 33 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
NNW wind 28 to 34 kt. Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Waves 5 ft building to 9 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind 22 to 27 kt decreasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 8 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
WNW wind 12 to 19 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday Night
SSW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 4 to 5 ft.


  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: 43.55°N 86.57°W
Last Update: 1:03 am CST Feb 26, 2024
Forecast Valid: 2am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
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