Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Snow/Sleet

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Rain

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain

    ESE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    Winds IncreasingSSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    WSW 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SW 25kt
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:34 am AKST Feb 29, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11am AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 6, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

Synopsis: High pressure lingers over the eastern Bering and Aleutians through Fri morning. A 980 mb Kamchatka low complex extends its front from the western and central Bering and Aleutians into the eastern Bering and Aleutians by Fri afternoon through Sat morning. A trough tracks over Attu Island on Fri afternoon.

Today
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
SE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Snow before 9pm, then snow and sleet. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
SE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Rain, mainly before 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. A chance of snow before 9am, then rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WSW in the evening. Rain and snow likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Rain and snow likely. 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: 53.87°N 166.54°W
Last Update: 4:34 am AKST Feb 29, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11am AKST Feb 29, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 6, 2024
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