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 15ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Snow

    Winds IncreasingE 40kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 37 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    ENE 35ktWinds Decreasing
    6-7ft

    Low: 31 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tuesday

    Snow Likely

    NW 25kt
    6-7ft

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Freezing Spray

    NW 35kt
    7-8ft

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 35kt
    7ft

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 35kt
    5-7ft

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 35kt
    5-6ft

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 35kt
    4-6ft

    Low: 17 °F


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 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Increasing clouds. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
E wind 20 to 30 kt increasing to 30 to 40 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. Snow, mainly after 9am. Seas 3 ft building to 7 ft.
Monday Night
ENE wind 30 to 35 kt becoming NE 20 to 25 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Snow likely, mainly between 9am and noon. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 25 to 35 kt. Widespread freezing spray before 3am. Partly cloudy. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind 30 to 35 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 7 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind around 35 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Thursday
NW wind around 35 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind 30 to 35 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 4 to 6 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: 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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