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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Coastal Waters Forecast for East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island (PZZ650) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island (PZZ650)
Issued by: National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA
Last Update: 243 PM PST Sun Feb 25 2024
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Rest Of Today: W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.

Tonight: W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. SW swell 2 ft after midnight.

Mon: S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Mon Night: SE winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

Tue: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds, building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 8 seconds in the afternoon.

Tue Night: NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the evening, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 11 seconds.

Wed: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

Thu: W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.



Zone Forecast: East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA including Santa Cruz Island (PZZ650)

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