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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR out 10 nm (PZZ252) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR out 10 nm (PZZ252)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 219 PM PST Fri Mar 1 2024




Tonight: SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves SW 6 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 14 ft at 13 seconds. Showers with possible snow showers and tstms likely.

Sat: SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 6 ft at 6 seconds. Swell W 12 ft at 13 seconds. Snow showers likely and a slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers. Chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Sat Night: S wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Combined seas 14 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Showers and snow showers and a chance of tstms.

Sun: SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 10 ft at 12 seconds. Showers and snow showers and a chance of tstms.

Sun Night: SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 8 ft at 10 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.

Mon: SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 7 ft at 10 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.

Mon Night: W wind 10 kt. Gusts to 20 kt, becoming 15 kt overnight. Wind waves W 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell NW 8 ft at 9 seconds. Showers.

Tue: N wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 6 ft at 8 seconds.

Wed: N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 4 ft at 9 seconds.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR out 10 nm (PZZ252)

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