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: 146 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Fairbanks, AK Local Forecast Office

54NM NW Point Hope AK

Marine Zone Forecast


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
S winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
Sat
S winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
Sat Night
SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun
SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun Night
SE winds 20 kt.
Mon
NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
Mon Night
NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
Tue
NE winds 20 kt.
Wed
NE winds 20 kt.
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Last Update: 146 PM AKST Fri Mar 1 2024
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