Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue.
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Last Update: 322 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: AMZ200-170315- 322 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... A strong cold front will sweep off the coast and well offshore tonight. Cooler and blustery Canadian high pressure will build across the region tonight and Tuesday. The high will gradually weaken mid week into next weekend. $$

Tonight
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Scattered showers, mainly this evening. Isolated tstms.
Tue
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tue Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 322 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017
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