Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass.
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Last Update: 831 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM ENE Portland ME

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Synopsis: A COLD FRONT AND INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS COMES THROUGH ON TODAY. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY WITH STRONGER WINDS ON CONTINUED COLD NORTHWEST FLOW. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN INTO THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT WITH ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM POSSIBLY MOVING TO THE SOUTH OF THE WATERS BY TUESDAY.

Today
W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft this afternoon.
Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
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Last Update: 831 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016
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