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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Last Update: 317 AM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

140NM SE Chiniak AK

Marine Zone Forecast


...GALE WARNING TODAY...
Synopsis: A 992 mb low at 55N 146W exits the Gulf this afternoon. Its front wraps over the Gulf through Sat afternoon. A 1000 mb low forms on the front near 59N 145W Fri afternoon and exits the Gulf at 1009 mb by Sat afternoon. High pressure nudges into the western Gulf by Sun morning.

Today
N wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft. freezing spray W of 149w.
Tonight
N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. freezing spray W of 150w.
Sat
N wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Sat Night
NE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Sun Through Mon
S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
Tue
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
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Last Update: 317 AM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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