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: 418 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019

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42NM N Point Lay AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 1044 mb high over Banks Island will remain nearly stationary and slowly weaken through Friday. A leeside surface trough will remain in place north of the Brooks Range. A 1006 mb low will develop south of Wrangel Island by Thursday afternoon with a weather front extending south across the Chukchi Sea.

Today
E winds 15 kt.
Tonight
E winds 15 kt.
Thu
E winds 15 kt.
Thu Night
E winds 15 kt.
Fri
W winds 15 kt.
Fri Night
W winds 15 kt.
Sat
W winds 10 kt.
Sun
W winds 15 kt.
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Last Update: 418 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019
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