Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditions, Heavy Snow and Ice through Tonight

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and Northeast. To the south of the snow, a wintry mix including some ice accumulations, will impact portions of the northern Mid-Atlantic with slick travel.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    W 45km/h
    < 1m

    High: -10 °C

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    W 45km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m

    Low: -13 °C

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely

    E 15km/h
    < 1m

    High: -2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Snow

    E 25km/h
    < 1m

    Low: -2 °C

  • M.L.King
    Day

    Rain/Snow

    E 20km/h
    < 1m

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    E 15km/h
    < 1m

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Snow Likely

    E 15km/h
    < 1m

    High: 0 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    W 20km/h
    < 1m

    Low: -11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Snow

    W 20km/h
    < 1m

    High: -11 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:59 pm AKST Jan 18, 2020
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Jan 18, 2020-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Easterly flow continues through Sunday afternoon North of a series of North Pacific lows. A weak front moves across the Northern Gulf and dissipates Sat afternoon. A 979 mb North Pacific low moves to 120 nm South of Middleton Island at 986 mb Sun afternoon. Its front tracks over the Eastern Gulf through Sun afternoon and dissipates Mon morning.

This Afternoon
W wind around 45 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Tonight
W wind 35 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 m or less.
Sunday
E wind 10 to 15 km/h. Snow likely, mainly after noon. Seas 1 m or less.
Sunday Night
E wind 20 to 25 km/h. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 1 m or less.
M.L.King Day
E wind 15 to 20 km/h. Snow showers before 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday Night
E wind 10 to 15 km/h. Snow showers likely. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday
E wind 10 to 15 km/h. Snow likely, mainly before 3pm. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday Night
E wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming W after midnight. Snow likely. Seas 1 m or less.
Wednesday
W wind 15 to 20 km/h. A chance of snow. Seas 1 m 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.
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Point Forecast: 60.78°N 148.68°W
Last Update: 3:59 pm AKST Jan 18, 2020
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Jan 18, 2020-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2020
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