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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

5NM ESE Naked Island AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SSE 20kt
    2-4ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow

    SSE 35kt
    Waves Building9ft

    Low: 38 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SSW 25kt
    4-6ft

    High: 42 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    WSW 15ktWinds Decreasing
    2-3ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    2ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Snow

    E 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    NNW 20kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    N 20kt
    3-4ft

    High: 33 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:03 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

Synopsis: A 956 mb Bering low pushes its front across the Gulf from Wed morning to Thu morning. A 989 mb low develops in Cook Inlet along the front Thu morning. It moves inland near Anchorage at 1000 mb by Thu afternoon. A 1002 mb low near Akhiok Thu morning moves near Yakutat at 1010 mb by Fri morning.

Today
SSE wind 10 to 20 kt. A chance of rain and snow, mainly after 3pm. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind 25 to 35 kt, with gusts as high as 50 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after midnight. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft.
Thursday
S wind 20 to 25 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of snow between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 3pm. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thursday Night
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of rain and snow after 9pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after noon. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Snow, mainly after 3am. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Snow before 9am, then rain and snow. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday
N wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 3 to 4 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: 60.62°N 147.15°W
Last Update: 5:03 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024
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