Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday
A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
4NM S Sitka 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: 4:56 am AKST Feb 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKST Feb 1, 2015-6pm AKST Feb 7, 2015
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.
- SynopsisA WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE FAR SOUTHEAST GULF
FROM THE SOUTH WHILE A WEAK FRONT STALLS OVER THE SOUTHERN
PANHANDLE SUNDAY NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER
NORTHWEST CANADA THROUGH MONDAY.
- This Afternoon NE wind around 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
- Tonight ENE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft.
- Monday E wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 9 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
- Monday Night E wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
- Tuesday ESE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain after noon. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
- Tuesday Night ESE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
- Wednesday ESE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
- Wednesday Night E wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain and snow. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Thursday ENE wind around 20 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
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