Snow and High Winds Across the Rockies and Central High Plains; Unseasonably Warm Over the Central U.S.

A storm system will shift into the Rockies and High Plains into Friday, bringing strong winds and snow to mountainous terrain. Record high temperatures may occur across the Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. This weekend, Pacific moisture will bring heavy rain and high elevation snow to the Pacific Northwest, and severe thunderstorms will impact the Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

16NM NE Middleton Island AK

Marine Point Forecast

  • Overnight

    Scattered Showers

    WNW 15kt

    Low: 34 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    SSW 15kt

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    W 25kt
    Waves Building11ft

    Low: 31 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Chance Snow

    WSW 25ktWinds Decreasing
    13ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Snow Likely

    Winds IncreasingSSE 20kt

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely

    WSW 15kt

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely

    WSW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    Waves Building9ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday


    Winds IncreasingSSE 25kt

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday


    SE 30kt
    Waves Building13ft

    Low: 36 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:51 pm AKST Dec 6, 2023
Forecast Valid: 11pm AKST Dec 6, 2023-6pm AKST Dec 13, 2023

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A 990 mb low 35 nm North of Middleton Island moves to 80 nm North of Kodiak City at 1006 mb by Fri afternoon. Its front wraps over the North Gulf Coast through Fri afternoon.

WNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers, mainly before midnight. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
W wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Thursday Night
S wind 20 to 25 kt becoming W after midnight. Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Seas 6 ft building to 11 ft.
WSW wind 20 to 25 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers after 9am. Seas 13 ft subsiding to 9 ft.
Friday Night
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Snow showers likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
SSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Snow showers likely before noon, then snow showers likely after 3pm. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft.
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSE 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Rain and snow. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
Sunday Night
SE wind 25 to 30 kt. Rain. Seas 10 ft building to 13 ft.


  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: 59.61°N 145.88°W
Last Update: 6:51 pm AKST Dec 6, 2023
Forecast Valid: 11pm AKST Dec 6, 2023-6pm AKST Dec 13, 2023
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