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: 335 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

17NM SSW Copper River Delta AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

Synopsis: A 993 mb North Pacific low extends a front over the Gulf that dissipates Sun morning. High pressure moves across the Gulf through Sun afternoon.

Tonight
NE wind 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt out of the copper river delta. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat
NE wind 45 kt. Gusts to 65 kt out of the copper river delta before noon. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat Night
NE wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
Sun
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sun Night
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon Through Wed
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
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Last Update: 335 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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