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

49NM NW Dutch Harbor AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

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
SE wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Rain and light freezing rain.
Sat
S wind 30 kt becoming SW 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 11 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
S wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
Sun
S wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sun Night
W wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Mon
SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Tue
E wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Wed
N wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
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Last Update: 334 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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