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.
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17NM SSW Forks WA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Rain/Snow

    WNW 19kt
    11ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NW 20kt
    13ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NW 24kt
    14ftWaves Subsiding
  • Tuesday

    Rain/Snow

    SSE 15kt
    7ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    SSW 22kt
    9ft
  • Wednesday

    Rain

    SW 27kt
    9-11ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Rain

    SW 12kt
    9ft
  • Thursday

    Showers

    S 12kt
    10ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    SSE 14kt
    12ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:31 pm PST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 1am PST Feb 26, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024

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Detailed Forecast


Overnight
WNW wind around 19 kt. Rain, possibly mixed with snow showers, becoming all rain after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. W swell 10 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves around 4 ft.
Monday
NW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Rain and snow likely, mainly before 10am. Some thunder is also possible. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
NW wind 17 to 24 kt, with gusts as high as 31 kt. A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4am. Mixed swell...W 10 to 11 ft at 12 seconds and NW 7 ft at 0 seconds becoming W 1 ft. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
N wind 8 to 15 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 1pm. W swell 7 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind 20 to 22 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Mixed swell...W 5 ft and SSW 6 ft. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday
SW wind 20 to 27 kt, with gusts as high as 33 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...W 3 ft and SW 8 ft. Wind waves 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
SW wind around 12 kt. Rain. Mixed swell...W 8 ft and SSW 4 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
S wind 10 to 12 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Mixed swell...W 10 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
SSE wind 12 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. W swell 12 ft. Wind waves 2 to 3 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: 47.66°N 124.47°W
Last Update: 10:31 pm PST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 1am PST Feb 26, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024
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