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 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
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat
NW wind 25 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
Sat Night
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming SE 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Sun
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sun Night Through Mon
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Tue
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Wed
SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
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Last Update: 335 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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