Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
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Grand Rapids, MI Local Forecast Office

35NM E Racine WI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Patchy Fog

    SW 19kt
    3-4ft

    High: 40 °F
    Water: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 17kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    SW 11kt
    1-3ft

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    E 16kt
    1-3ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Rain Likely

    E 15kt
    1-3ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    SE 12kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSE 13kt
    2-3ft

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SSE 13kt
    2ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chc Rain

    NE 13kt
    2ft

    High: 44 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:18 am CST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9am CST Jan 18, 2017-6pm CST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8 INCHES OVER THE EASTERN GREAT
LAKES WILL CONTINUE TO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND TODAY AND WEAKEN AS IT
PROGRESSES. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL SHIFT TO THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT AND TO
THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF AROUND 29.7
INCHES WILL GRADUALLY ORGANIZE ACROSS THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
THURSDAY NIGHT...AND MOVE NORTHWARD TO LAKE MICHIGAN BY FRIDAY
WHILE WEAKENING. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE OF AROUND 29.4 INCHES IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS FRIDAY AND TRACK TO
THE UPPER MIDWEST SATURDAY NIGHT...WHILE ANOTHER LOW OF 29.4
INCHES DEVELOPS AND MOVES EAST THROUGH THE SOUTHERN GULF STATES ON
SUNDAY.


Today
SW wind 14 to 19 kt. Patchy fog before 10am. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Tonight
SW wind 12 to 17 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday
SW wind 7 to 11 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
E wind 7 to 16 kt. Showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Friday
E wind 6 to 15 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 kt. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
S wind 8 to 12 kt becoming ESE after midnight. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
SSE wind around 13 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
SSE wind 10 to 13 kt. A chance of rain. Waves around 2 ft.
Sunday
ESE wind 10 to 13 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain. Waves around 2 ft.

*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: 42.68°N 87.03°W
Last Update: 7:18 am CST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9am CST Jan 18, 2017-6pm CST Jan 24, 2017
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