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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Current Conditions

Western Prince William Sound

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Snow inland...mixed with rain near the coast. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches...highest amounts through turnagain pass. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Light winds. Through portage valley and turnagain arm...west winds 15 mph becoming east 15 mph after midnight. Near whittier...west winds 20 to 30 mph becoming east 15 kt toward morning. Near seward...north wind 15 to 30 mph diminishing 5 to 15 mph toward morning.
  • Sunday Snow inland and rain near the coast in the morning...then snow and rain showers in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch inland. Highs in the 30s. Light winds except east 10 to 15 mph through portage valley and turnagain arm.
  • Sunday Night Snow and rain showers. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s inland and in the lower 30s along the coast. Light winds except east 10 to 15 mph through portage valley and turnagain arm.
  • Monday Snow showers. Highs in the 30s. Variable wind to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night Numerous snow showers. Lows in the 20s. Light winds.
  • Tuesday Numerous snow showers. Highs 25 to 35.
  • Tuesday Night Through Saturday Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows in the 20s. Highs 25 to 35.