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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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

146NM NNW Point Lay AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Blowing Snow

    ENE 35kt
    < 1ft

    High: -8 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tonight

    Blowing Snow

    NE 30kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -16 °F

  • Thursday

    Blowing Snow

    ENE 30kt
    < 1ft

    High: -12 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Blowing Snow

    NE 25kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -22 °F

  • Friday

    Blowing Snow

    NE 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: -18 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -25 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: -20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: -27 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: -20 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:06 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: No synopsis as all areas are mostly ice-covered.

Today
ENE wind 30 to 35 kt, with gusts as high as 50 kt. Widespread blowing snow before noon, then widespread blowing snow and a slight chance of snow after noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
NE wind around 30 kt, with gusts as high as 45 kt. Widespread blowing snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
ENE wind around 30 kt, with gusts as high as 45 kt. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
NE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Areas of blowing snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
NE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Areas of blowing snow before 9am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
NNE wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NNW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNW wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. 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: 72.04°N 165.62°W
Last Update: 6:06 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024
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