Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Rain/Snow

    E 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow

    ENE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow

    ENE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    W 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    W 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    W 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 32 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:23 am AKDT Oct 24, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm AKDT Oct 30, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A front over the western Gulf will move to the northern to eastern Gulf by early Sun, then remain stationary. Another front enters the southern Gulf Sat night. A low will from along this front and track to 45 nm northwest of Middleton Island Sun night at 989 mb.

This Afternoon
E wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
ENE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 4am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
ENE wind around 10 kt. Rain and snow before 1pm, then rain between 1pm and 4pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow after 4pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 7pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
W wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
W wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
W wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
W wind around 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
W wind around 15 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: 60.78°N 148.68°W
Last Update: 4:23 am AKDT Oct 24, 2020
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm AKDT Oct 30, 2020
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