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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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

18NM WSW Gore Point AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    NW 25km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m

    Low: -1 °C

  • Monday

    Snow

    Winds IncreasingE 75km/h
    1-2m

    High: 3 °C

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    ENE 65km/hWinds Decreasing
    2m

    Low: -1 °C

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday

    Snow Likely

    NW 45km/h
    2m

    High: 0 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Freezing Spray

    Winds IncreasingNW 60km/h
    2m

    Low: -6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 65km/h
    2m

    High: -3 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 65km/h
    2m

    Low: -9 °C

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 65km/h
    2m

    High: -6 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 65km/hWinds Decreasing
    1-2m

    Low: -8 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:07 pm AKST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 7pm AKST Feb 25, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 3, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 1011 mb low 50 nm SE of Kayak Island moves into Southeast Alaska and dissipates by Sun afternoon. A front extending from a 991 mb Bering low moves into the Western Gulf Mon morning. A 992 mb low forms near the Barren Islands Mon afternoon and moves to 80 nm S of Middleton Island by Tue morning at 978 mb.

Tonight
NW wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming NNW 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Increasing clouds. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday
E wind 35 to 45 km/h increasing to 65 to 75 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h. Snow, mainly after 9am. Seas 1 to 2 m.
Monday Night
ENE wind 55 to 65 km/h becoming NE 35 to 45 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 85 km/h. Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. Seas around 2 m.
Tuesday
NW wind 35 to 45 km/h. Snow likely, mainly between 9am and noon. Seas around 2 m.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 50 to 55 km/h increasing to 55 to 60 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Widespread freezing spray before 3am. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 m.
Wednesday
NW wind 60 to 65 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 m.
Wednesday Night
NW wind around 65 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 m.
Thursday
NW wind around 65 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 m.
Thursday Night
NW wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 50 to 55 km/h after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 m.

*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: 59.06°N 151.45°W
Last Update: 3:07 pm AKST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 7pm AKST Feb 25, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 3, 2024
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