Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 1024 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM ENE Portland ME

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

Synopsis: ANZ100-201630- 1024 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A cold front will cross the region tonight and will be followed by high pressure on Friday. High pressure will hold over the region on Saturday and will drift east saturday night and Sunday. A cold front will slowly approach from the west Sunday night and Monday and will stall to the west of the region Monday night and Tuesday. The front will slowly drift east Tuesday night and Wednesday. $$

Overnight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.
Sat
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
S winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Showers likely.
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Last Update: 1024 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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