Hard freeze likely over the Deep South, inclement pattern expected over the west coast of the U.S. through the weekend

Very cold temperatures are likely to continue over the Deep South and Southeast U.S. into Thursday. A series of low pressure systems will bring abundant moisture to much of northern California and into the Pacific Northwest through the upcoming weekend. Locally heavy rain and strong winds will be likely along coastal locations, with heavy snow expected from Sierra to the Cascades.
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Last Update: 1016 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

20NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: ANZ200-181615- 1016 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Large high pres will build S of the waters Thu through this weekend. A cold front may approach from the N Sunday night, but should remain N of the waters. 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. $$

Overnight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of snow.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain likely. 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: 1016 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018
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