Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow.
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Last Update: 1016 AM EST Wed Nov 21 2018

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10NM SSW Gloucester MA

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH

Synopsis: ANZ200-220430- 1016 AM EST Wed Nov 21 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Arctic high pressure builds across the region today through Saturday. North to Northwest Gales develop just after sunset and persist through Thursday night along with very cold temperatures. Arctic sea smoke is possible during this time. High pressure builds over the waters later Fri into Sat yielding light winds and not as cold conditions. A fast moving low tracks south of New England Sunday morning followed by weak high pressure Sunday night. 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. $$

This Afternoon
SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers.
Tonight
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 1016 AM EST Wed Nov 21 2018
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