Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    SSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    S 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers

    S 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NW 25kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 25ktWinds Decreasing
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    WNW 10kt
    4ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Clear

    S 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 33 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:27 pm CST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11pm CST Feb 25, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday
E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday
S wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before noon. Some thunder is also possible. Waves 2 ft building to 7 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 20 to 25 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind around 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. Sunny. Waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Thursday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Clear. Waves around 1 ft.

*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: 41.72°N 87.04°W
Last Update: 7:27 pm CST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11pm CST Feb 25, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
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