Rain and Snow Winding Down in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Winter Storm in Alaska

The Atmospheric River event is beginning to wind down along the West Coast. However, lingering showers and mountain snow will remain throughout the day. In the southwest, dry conditions combined with gusty winds has led to critical fire weather concerns especially in west Texas and New Mexico. A potent system in Alaska has prompted Blizzard warnings across the Western and Northern Arctic Coast.
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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

11NM SSE Kake AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain

    Light Wind
    1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain

    Winds IncreasingSE 25kt
    2-4ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain

    SSE 25ktWinds Decreasing
    3-4ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Rain Likely

    SSE 20kt
    3-4ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    SE 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingSSW 25kt
    2-4ft

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    SSW 25ktWinds Decreasing
    2-4ft

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NW 10kt
    2ft

    High: 37 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:53 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A decaying front approaches the panhandle from the west. Modest increase in winds for the central and northern panhandle through tonight. A stronger front follows Thursday.

This Afternoon
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
SE wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain, mainly after 9am. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thursday Night
SSE wind 20 to 25 kt becoming WSW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain, mainly before 3am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Friday
SSE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 9am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Friday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Rain before 3am, then rain and snow. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SSW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 9am. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
SSW wind 20 to 25 kt becoming SSE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain and snow showers. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday
SSE wind around 10 kt becoming N in the morning. Rain and snow showers likely. Seas around 2 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: 56.81°N 133.8°W
Last Update: 9:53 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024
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