Arctic air to drop temperatures across the northern Plain and northern Rockies; will bring snow to the Intermountain West
An arctic front is forecast to plunge through the northern Plains and northern Rockies on Saturday bringing a drastic drop in temperatures across these areas with a burst of snow over much of the Intermountain Region. Arctic air will also filter into the Pacific Northwest bringing with it snow showers and subfreezing low temperatures.
14NM WNW Metlakatla AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 2:41 pm AKST Nov 28, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm AKST Nov 28, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 5, 2014
WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.
- SynopsisWEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF FRI NIGHT WILL GIVE WAY
TO A NEW FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FROM THE
WEST ON SAT. THE ASSOCIATED DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL
MOVE TO JUST SOUTH OF YAKUTAT ON SUN MORNING WITH TROUGHING
EXTENDING SOUTHEASTWARD ALONG THE GULF COAST.
- Tonight N wind 5 to 15 kt. Clear. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
- Saturday SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday Night SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
- Sunday SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Snow before noon, then rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Sunday Night SE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Rain. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
- Monday NW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain and snow. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Monday Night SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Tuesday SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
- Tuesday Night SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
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