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: 334 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

64NM NNW False Pass AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

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
E wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow. Freezing spray.
Sat
SE wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain and light freezing rain.
Sat Night
S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
Sun And Sun Night
S wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
Mon
W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Tue
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Wed
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
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Last Update: 334 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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