Wintry precipitation and very cold temperatures in the east, unsettled weather likely from northern California to the Pacific Northwest

Accumulating snowfall will bring travel implications from the southeast U.S. to the Middle Atlantic, Northeast, and New England through Wednesday. Very cold temperatures will likely bring a hard freeze to portions of the Deep South into Thursday. A series of storm systems will bring the potential for heavy rain, strong winds, and mountain snowfall from northern California to the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 802 PM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

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37NM W Brookings OR

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: Conditions will be hazardous to small craft tonight due to steep westerly swell and increasing south winds. A strong front will move through on Wednesday with strong south gale to storm force winds. The front will move onshore Wednesday evening, with a very high and dangerous westerly swell to follow late Wednesday night into Thursday. Seas will remain elevated with weaker systems moving through Thursday night into Friday. Another strong front will move through Saturday night into Sunday.

Tonight
S wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain.
Wed
S gales 35 kt...rising to gales 40 kt with occasional gusts to 55 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft...building to 13 to 16 ft in the afternoon. W swell 10 to 11 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
Wed Night
S gales 35 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 10 to 13 ft...subsiding to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. W swell 15 to 18 ft at 16 seconds...building to 19 to 22 ft at 18 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Thu
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 26 to 29 ft. Rain.
Thu Night
SW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 22 to 25 ft. Rain.
Fri
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 20 to 22 ft. Rain.
Fri Night
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 20 to 23 ft. Showers likely.
Sat
SW wind 15 kt...becoming S 25 kt in the afternoon, then... Rising to 30 kt in the evening...rising to gales 35 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 ft...building to 11 ft after midnight. W swell 21 ft...subsiding to 19 ft.
Sun
SW wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft... Subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. W swell 18 ft...subsiding to 15 ft and SW 8 ft.
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Last Update: 802 PM PST Tue Jan 16 2018
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