Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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5NM E Barren Islands AK

Marine Point Forecast

  • This

    Partly Sunny

    N 25km/h

    High: 4 °C

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingNNW 35km/h

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 50km/h

    High: 3 °C

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Partly Cloudy

    N 50km/h

    Low: 0 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    N 40km/hWinds Decreasing

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    Winds IncreasingE 45km/h

    Low: 1 °C

  • M.L.King

    Rain/Snow Likely

    ENE 45km/hWinds Decreasing

    High: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingSSE 45km/h

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 25km/h

    High: 4 °C

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:20 am AKST Jan 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKST Jan 18, 2019-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2019

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Low pressure persists in the Gulf through Sun morning. A 1000 mb low develops near 60 nm south of Seward Sun morning.

This Afternoon
N wind 20 to 25 km/h. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 m.
NNW wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 m.
NNW wind 40 to 50 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 m.
Saturday Night
N wind 45 to 50 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 m.
N wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers after 3pm. Seas 1 to 2 m.
Sunday Night
NNE wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming E 35 to 45 km/h after midnight. A chance of snow. Seas around 2 m.
M.L.King Day
ENE wind 35 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. A chance of snow before 9am, then rain likely. Seas around 2 m.
Monday Night
ESE wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming SSE 35 to 45 km/h. Rain likely. Seas around 2 m.
ENE wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming WSW in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 m.


  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.
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Point Forecast: 58.94°N 152.12°W
Last Update: 4:20 am AKST Jan 18, 2019
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKST Jan 18, 2019-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2019
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