Eastern and Western Storms

A strong cold front will sweep across the eastern U.S. with gusty winds, showers and thunderstorms, and lake effect snow. A slow moving western system will bring locally heavy rain that could cause flash flooding and heavy mountain snow. Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected across much of the northern 2/3rds of Alaska from two strong weather systems.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 231 PM AKST Fri Dec 2 2022

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

42NM N Point Lay AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: A 988 mb low is 200 nm N of Utqiagvik with a front extending SE to MacKenzie Bay, and another extending SW across the Chukchi Sea. The low will move E then SE this evening tightening the pressure gradient across the Eastern Arctic Coast and by Sat morning it will be 200 nm N of Demarcation Point with a cold front extending SW to Oliktok Point to Point Hope. The front will move E as high pressure develops over the Arctic Plain pushing NW across the Arctic.

Tonight
SW winds 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt becoming NW. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat Night
E winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog and blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Sun
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow and freezing fog. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Sun Night
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Freezing spray.
Mon
S winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less. Heavy freezing spray.
Mon Night
S winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Tue
SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Wed
S winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
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Last Update: 231 PM AKST Fri Dec 2 2022
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