Severe Thunderstorms Shift to Lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms in the central Plains with strong winds and hail will shift into the lower Mississippi Valley Friday afternoon and evening. Hot, dry winds will continue across the southern Plains while rain and high elevation snow continue in the West and the Rockies.
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Last Update: 916 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

13NM SE Brunswick ME

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST THROUGH TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM THE WEST ON FRIDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL DROP DOWN FROM THE NORTH SATURDAY MORNING WITH HIGH PRESSURE SETTLING INTO NORTHERN MAINE ON SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 20 kt...diminishing to up to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft... Subsiding to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the morning.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow in the morning...then a chance of snow or rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or less... Then 2 to 3 ft after midnight. Sleet likely. Snow likely or a chance of rain in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
E winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon Night
NE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue
E winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Tue Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain.
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Last Update: 916 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017
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