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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Last Update: 419 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019

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22NM SSW Kotzebue AK

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Synopsis: A 995 mb low near the Gulf of Anadyr will weaken to 1006 mb and drift northwestward over Chukotka by this afternoon. A weather front stretching south from Wrangel Island across the Chukchi Sea south to the Bering Strait and then to the Yukon Delta will remain quasi-stationary weaken in place through tonight. A 1006 mb low will develop south of Wrangel Island by Thursday afternoon with a weather front extending south across the Chukchi and Bering Seas.

Today
E winds 20 kt.
Tonight
E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
Thu
E winds 20 kt.
Thu Night
E winds 15 kt.
Fri
NW winds 15 kt.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 kt.
Sat
W winds 15 kt.
Sun
NW winds 15 kt.
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Last Update: 419 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019
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