High Winds and Blizzard Conditions in the Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in Southern California

A powerful winter storm will continue to bring widespread impacts to the central U.S. today. Blizzard conditions will continue across portions of the east-central and northern Plains while high winds to 65 mph will continue over portions of the west-central and northern Plains into this evening. Gusty offshore winds will drive several days of critical fire weather in southern California.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision (PKZ041) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision (PKZ041)
Issued by: National Weather Service Juneau, AK
Last Update: 603 AM AKST Fri Jan 15 2021

Today: SW wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. seas 26 ft. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Tonight: S wind 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt late. Seas 20 ft. SW swell in the evening. Rain late.

Sat: SE storm force wind to 50 kt becoming S gale to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 20 ft. Rain.

Sat Night: S wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.

Sun: SW wind 30 kt becoming S 20 kt. Seas 20 ft.

Mon: S gale to 40 kt becoming W. Seas 23 ft.

Tue: NW wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

Zone Forecast: Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision (PKZ041)

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