Southwestern Storm to Bring Rain and Thunderstorm Potential, and Snow in the Mountains

A storm in the Southwest will produce rain, locally heavy with the potential for flash flooding this weekend. Mountain snow will spread across the Southwest, Great Basin, and into the South/Central Rockies. The whole storm shifts into the Plains later in the weekend while a new system brings rain and mountain snow from the Northwest to the Northern Rockies.
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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

48NM W Kaktovik AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Slight Chc Snow

    WSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: -10 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow

    WSW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -12 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow

    WSW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: -10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Flurries

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -18 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: -13 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: -14 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Snow

    WSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Snow

    WSW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: -21 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:20 am AKST Feb 22, 2020
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Feb 22, 2020-6pm AKST Feb 28, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A 1001 mb low near Wrangel Island will move over Wrangel Island as a 1004 mb low by 3pm Sat, then move slowly north. A low pressure trough that lies from this low to Utqiagvik to MacKenzie Bay will move north today and Sun. A low in the western Bering Sea will move to the Central Bering Sea by 3pm Sat, and then to St Lawrence Island as a 1019 mb low by 3pm Sun, then over the Seward Peninsula Sun night.

This Afternoon
WSW wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of snow. Areas of freezing fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Areas of freezing fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance for flurries. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Flurries. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
SSW wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
SW wind around 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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: 70.15°N 145.98°W
Last Update: 7:20 am AKST Feb 22, 2020
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Feb 22, 2020-6pm AKST Feb 28, 2020
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