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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Last Update: 230 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

26NM NNW Fort Bragg CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE NORTHWESTERN UNITED STATES COAST AND A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN ELEVATED SEAS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED TODAY THEN DIMINISH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

Today
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt...rising to 45 kt. Waves S building to 12 ft at 9 seconds...and W 11 ft at 14 seconds. Rain...then showers.
Tonight
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves S 5 ft at 9 seconds...and W 13 ft at 13 seconds. Isolated tstms.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 15 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Thu Night
S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 16 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 24 ft at 18 seconds.
Sat
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves W 24 ft at 18 seconds.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 18 ft at 15 seconds.
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Last Update: 230 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017
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