Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains.
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Last Update: 955 AM EST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

9NM SE Chincoteague VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

Rest Of Today
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds. A chance of rain late in the evening. Rain after midnight.
Sat
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 4 seconds. Rain.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening.
Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Sun Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue
E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
SE winds 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.
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Last Update: 955 AM EST Fri Mar 1 2024
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