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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Last Update: 301 AM AKST Sat Jan 18 2020

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

3NM NE Whittier AK

Marine Zone 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.

Today
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming W 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt near whittier in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Tonight
W wind 15 kt in the evening becoming variable less than 10 kt. Gusts to 25 kt near whittier in the evening. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.
Sun Night
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Tue
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed
W wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 301 AM AKST Sat Jan 18 2020
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