Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 229 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

5NM N Lincoln Island AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING... ...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY

Synopsis: Strong outflow conditions will produce gale force winds of 35 kts or more over several of the northern inner channels and along the Northeast Gulf Coast from Cape Spencer northward.

Tonight
N wind 35 kt. Gusts to 55 kt near point couverden. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray through the night.
Sat
N wind 35 kt diminishing. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat Night
N wind 25 kt, except NE 30 kt near point couverden. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
Sun
N wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
Sun Night
N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
Mon
N wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Tue
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Wed
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
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Last Update: 229 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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