Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday.
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Last Update: 206 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2024

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19NM NW Brookings OR

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

Tonight
Northern portion, NW wind 5 to 10 kt... Backing to W late in the evening, then...backing to SW 5 to 15 kt after midnight...veering to NW 15 kt late tonight. Brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 15 kt... Backing to SW late tonight. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell NW 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
Mon
NW wind 15 to 25 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves NW 4 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds...building to 9 to 10 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
Mon Night
NW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to N 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 5 to 15 kt... Veering to NE 5 kt early in the morning. Wind waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds. Swell NW 10 to 12 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain through the night.
Tue
N wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 6 seconds. Swell NW 9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain through the day.
Tue Night
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds... Subsiding to 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain.
Wed
Northern portion, S wind 20 to 25 kt. Brookings southward, S wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves W 4 ft at 5 seconds... Shifting to the SW 6 ft at 5 seconds in the afternoon. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds...building to 7 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
Wed Night
S wind 30 kt. Wind waves SW 11 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 10 seconds...building to 10 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Thu
SW wind 30 kt...easing to 20 kt in the afternoon, then... Rising to 25 kt. Wind waves W 11 ft at 8 seconds...becoming SW 6 ft at 8 seconds. W swell 11 ft at 13 seconds...building to 15 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri
SW wind 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 6 seconds. Swell W 16 ft at 15 seconds.
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Last Update: 206 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2024
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