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Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. on Wednesday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to develop across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

1NM WNW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Slight Chc Rain

SE 10kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Rain

SE 25kt
< 1ft

Thursday

Rain

SE 25kt
< 1ft

Thursday
Night

Rain

SE 20kt
< 1ft

Friday

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
< 1ft

Friday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 20kt
< 1ft

Saturday

Rain Likely

SE 20kt
< 1ft

Saturday
Night

Rain

SE 20kt
< 1ft

Sunday

Rain Likely

SE 20kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:19 am AKST Apr 16, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Apr 16, 2014-6pm AKST Apr 22, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon SE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday SE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday SE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.



*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.