Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions.
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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

4NM SW Akhiok AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Freezing Spray

    NW 25kt
    4ft

    High: 17 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Freezing Spray

    NNW 25kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 16 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Freezing Spray

    NNW 15kt
    2ft

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    E 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SE 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    ESE 15ktWinds Decreasing
    1-3ft

    High: 38 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:34 am AKST Feb 29, 2024
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 6, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

Synopsis: High pressure lingers over the eastern Bering and Aleutians through Fri morning. A 980 mb Kamchatka low complex extends its front from the western and central Bering and Aleutians into the eastern Bering and Aleutians by Fri afternoon through Sat morning. A trough tracks over Attu Island on Fri afternoon.

Today
NW wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Widespread freezing spray. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Tonight
NNW wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Widespread freezing spray. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Friday
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Widespread freezing spray between 9am and 3pm. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of rain after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ENE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Rain and snow likely. Seas 1 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: 56.89°N 154.25°W
Last Update: 4:34 am AKST Feb 29, 2024
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 6, 2024
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