Stormy weather pattern for the Western U.S. this week
A series of Pacific weather systems will bring several rounds of precipitation and wind to the western U.S. this week. Several inches of rain could fall in portions of WA, OR and CA, especially in the coastal ranges and foothills. Snow is forecast in the higher mountains. In addition, winds will be strong, especially in mountainous areas, which could pose a hazard to high-profile vehicles.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Last Update: 9:17 pm EDT Oct 23, 2016
Forecast Valid: 10pm EDT Oct 23, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2016
ABSORBED BY THE STRONG LOW PRESSURE OVER QUEBEC TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT WILL
BUILD EAST INTO THE WESTERN LAKES MONDAY...CONTINUING EAST INTO
THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY TUESDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8
INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER NEBRASKA TUESDAY NIGHT AND MOVE TO THE
SOUTHERN TIP OF LAKE MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
- 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.
- 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.