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.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 7:45 am EST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.
- 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.
- 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.