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: 334 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

23NM N Port Moller AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 988 mb Kamchatka low complex remains nearly stationary at 984 mb for Sun afternoon. Its front moves across the Aleutians and Bering into Western Alaska by Sun afternoon. A 984 mb North Pacific low tracks to 160 nm West of St Matthew Island at 983 mb for Sun afternoon. Its front moves into the Central Aleutians through Sun afternoon.

Tonight
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
Sat
E wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow. Freezing spray.
Sat Night
SE wind 30 kt diminishing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft. Light freezing rain and snow.
Sun And Sun Night
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
SW wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Tue
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Wed
E wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
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Last Update: 334 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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