Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week.
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Last Update: 416 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

11NM N Plymouth MA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRES POSITIONED OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL WRAP A WARM MOIST AIRMASS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WATERS TONIGHT AND THU ON SOUTHWEST WINDS. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DIP DOWN FROM THE NORTH EARLY FRI...BUT RETREAT BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRI AND SAT. A MUCH STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST LATE SAT...SWEEPING ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY SUN WITH BLUSTERLY W WINDS FOLLOWING.

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.

Tonight
S winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri
NW winds around 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Sun
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 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.

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: 416 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017
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