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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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

8NM ESE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain Likely

    ENE 22kt
    6-7ft

    High: 45 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain

    NE 19ktWinds Decreasing
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 10kt
    4-5ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 9kt
    4ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    N 8kt
    3-4ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    3ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    SW 7kt
    3ft

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 9kt
    3ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    NE 12kt
    3ft

    High: 42 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:53 am EST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9am EST Jan 18, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE EXITS THE S WATERS LATER TODAY BEHIND WHICH WE WILL SEE A STRONG E/NE FETCH AND SUBSEQUENT WAVE ACTION. THIS ALL DIMINISHES THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. A WEAK COLD FRONT SLIPS ACROSS THE WATERS FOR SATURDAY...WHILE A LOW PRESSURE IS ON TAP FOR THE EARLY WEEK PERIOD WITH RAIN.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Today
ENE wind 20 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 5pm. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Tonight
NE wind 16 to 19 kt becoming N 11 to 14 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 kt. A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance for drizzle before ending. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
Thursday
NNW wind 7 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thursday Night
NNW wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft.
Friday
N wind 5 to 8 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday
ESE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind 7 to 9 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday
NE wind 10 to 12 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 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: 41.21°N 69.95°W
Last Update: 5:53 am EST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9am EST Jan 18, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017
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