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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Last Update: 206 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2024

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32NM WNW North Bend OR

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

Tonight
W wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NW 15 to 20 kt late tonight. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
Mon
NW wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds...building to 12 to 13 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of rain in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Mon Night
NW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds. Swell NW 12 to 14 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain through the night.
Tue
W wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell NW 10 to 12 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
Tue Night
SW wind 15 to 20 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves W 5 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 12 seconds...subsiding to 7 ft at 12 seconds after midnight. Rain likely.
Wed
SW wind 30 kt. Wind waves SW 9 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
Wed Night
SW wind 30 kt. Wind waves SW 14 ft at 8 seconds. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 10 seconds... Building to 10 to 12 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Thu
SW wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves SW 8 ft at 8 seconds. Swell W 14 to 16 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri
SW wind 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 7 seconds. Swell W 17 to 18 ft at 15 seconds.
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Last Update: 206 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2024
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