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.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 257 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

9NM E Virginia Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

Synopsis: SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE A LIGHT SOUTHEAST FLOW OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY, GRADUALLY TURNING MORE SOUTHERLY BY EARLY THIS WEEKEND. THROUGH SUNDAY, PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY, A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS, ALONG WITH INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS.

.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.

Tonight
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Wednesday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Thursday
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Friday Through Saturday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Saturday Night
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Sunday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 257 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data