Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 321 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

115NM W Saint Matthew Island AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

Synopsis: A front over the central Aleutians will intensify Wed night then persist through Fri morning. A front will move over the western Aleutians Thu morning then it will slowly move eastward through Fri morning.

Today
W wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Freezing spray.
Tonight
W wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
Thu
NW wind 15 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. Snow.
Thu Night
NE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
Fri
E wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 9 ft.
Sat Through Sun
NE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 12 ft.
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Last Update: 321 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019
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