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: 204 AM PST Sat Mar 2 2024

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...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Today
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves SW 5 ft at 6 seconds. Swell W 10 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers. Chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Tonight
SW wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves SW 5 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 9 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of tstms in the evening. Showers. Slight chance of tstms after midnight.
Sun
SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 8 ft at 11 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Sun Night
SW wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 8 ft at 10 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Mon
S wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves S 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 7 ft at 12 seconds. Showers.
Mon Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt early in the morning. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 6 ft at 15 seconds. Showers likely.
Tue
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 6 ft at 14 seconds.
Wed
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, backing to SW with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 6 ft at 11 seconds.
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Last Update: 204 AM PST Sat Mar 2 2024
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