Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and gusty winds to much of the Pacific Northwest, California, and Intermountain West through early next week. Storms may pose a risk for mainly isolated large hail across the central Plains into Missouri Saturday. The severe weather along with heavy rains will spread into the Mississippi Valley on Sunday.
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Last Update: 341 PM AKDT Fri Oct 22 2021

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

3NM NE Whittier AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 964 mb low 135 nm East of Sand Point moves to 285 nm South of Middleton Island at 966 mb by Sat morning. A 971 mb North Pacific low loops to merge with the first low to form a 970mb low 185 nm South of Kodiak City for Sat afternoon before drifting with its front into the North Pacific through Sun afternoon.

Tonight
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
Sat
E wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft. Rain.
Sun
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun Night
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Tue
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 341 PM AKDT Fri Oct 22 2021
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