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: 147 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

21NM N Kotlik AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: High pressure continues to build over the W Arctic Plain through Fri. A strong front approaching from the southwest will move to St. Matthew Island by 10pm Fri and to the Yukon Delta Saturday evening.

Tonight
E winds 20 kt.
Sat
E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
Sat Night
E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun
SE winds 20 kt.
Sun Night
SE winds 20 kt.
Mon
E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
Mon Night
SE winds 15 kt.
Tue
SE winds 10 kt.
Wed
NE winds 10 kt.
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Last Update: 147 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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