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: 219 PM PST Fri Mar 1 2024

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Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

Tonight
W wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves W 6 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 14 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and snow showers likely and a slight chance of tstms.
Sat
SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the morning. Wind waves SW 6 ft at 6 seconds. Swell W 13 ft at 13 seconds. Snow showers and a slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers. Chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 14 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Showers and snow showers and a chance of tstms.
Sun
W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 10 ft at 12 seconds. Showers and snow showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Sun Night
W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 8 ft at 10 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Mon
W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell W 7 ft at 10 seconds. Showers.
Mon Night
NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell NW 8 ft at 9 seconds. Chance of showers.
Tue
N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. Swell W 8 ft at 8 seconds, subsiding to W 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Wed
N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. Swell NW 5 ft at 9 seconds.
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Last Update: 219 PM PST Fri Mar 1 2024
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