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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 7:15 pm EST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 9pm EST Jan 17, 2017-6pm EST Jan 24, 2017
.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.
THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JAN 16, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...
4 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.
THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
- The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.