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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Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

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
N wind 45 kt. Gusts to 55 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat
NE wind 35 kt. Gusts to 45 kt in the morning. Seas 7 ft. freezing spray.
Sat Night
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
Sun And Sun Night
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Tue Through Wed
NE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 335 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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