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: 947 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2024

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

11NM SSE Chincoteague VA

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Overnight
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Mon
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Tue
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Tue Night
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
Wed
S winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning.
Wed Night
SW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt, becoming W with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers.
Thu
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 947 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2024
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