Heavy Mountain Snow and High Winds Shifts into the Intermountain West and Plains

A storm system will move bring heavy mountain snow and high winds to the Intermountain West and the Plains. Locally heavy rain from a nearly stalled front on the southern California coastline could cause flash flooding. A new storm will drop south along the West Coast and is expected to bring additional heavy mountain snow, especially, in California.
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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

42NM N Point Lay AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SW 65km/h
    < 1m

    Low: -1 °C

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SW 60km/h
    < 1m

    High: 1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Blowing Snow

    W 40km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m

    Low: -5 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    E 25km/h
    < 1m

    High: -3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    E 50km/h
    < 1m

    Low: -6 °C

  • Sunday

    Snow

    ESE 40km/h
    < 1m

    High: -1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Blowing Snow

    Winds IncreasingSE 60km/h
    < 1m

    Low: -5 °C

  • Monday

    Chance Snow

    S 60km/h
    < 1m

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    S 60km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m

    Low: -7 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:13 pm AKST Dec 1, 2022
Forecast Valid: 1am AKST Dec 2, 2022-6pm AKST Dec 8, 2022

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY

Synopsis: A weather front in Chukotka will move across the area Fri morning as a 985 mb low moves to 200 nm N of Utqiagvik. High pressure will build in behind the front with a 1010 mb high in the SW Arctic Fri evening. The high will move to 50 nm N of Utqiagvik by Sat afternoon at 1020 mb.

Overnight
SW wind 60 to 65 km/h, with gusts as high as 85 km/h. Rain and snow likely. Seas 1 m or less.
Friday
SW wind 50 to 60 km/h, with gusts as high as 85 km/h. Rain and snow likely, mainly before 3pm. Seas 1 m or less.
Friday Night
W wind 35 to 40 km/h becoming N 25 to 30 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday
E wind 20 to 25 km/h. A chance of snow. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday Night
E wind 40 to 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow before 9pm, then snow likely with areas of blowing snow after 9pm. Seas 1 m or less.
Sunday
ESE wind around 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Snow with areas of blowing snow before noon, then snow likely with areas of blowing snow between noon and 3pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 3pm. Seas 1 m or less.
Sunday Night
SE wind 50 to 55 km/h increasing to 55 to 60 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 km/h. Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday
S wind around 60 km/h, with gusts as high as 75 km/h. A chance of snow. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday Night
S wind 50 to 60 km/h becoming SE 40 to 50 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. A chance of snow. Seas 1 m 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: 70.45°N 163.19°W
Last Update: 7:13 pm AKST Dec 1, 2022
Forecast Valid: 1am AKST Dec 2, 2022-6pm AKST Dec 8, 2022
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