Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds will continue to produce critical fire weather threats in southern California. Gusty winds will continue for portions of northern California where elevated-to-critical fire weather threats can be expected. Meanwhile, heavy rain keeps falling in Texas with potential for excessive rains and flash flooding continuing.
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Last Update: 340 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Norton, MA Local Forecast Office

7NM E Boston MA

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: ANZ200-162015- 340 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Gale force west to northwest with gusts will diminish to small craft criteria by mid to late morning. A cold front will cross the waters late Wed into Wed evening followed by another period of gale force wind gusts. A ridge of high pres will then build south of the waters Thu night into Fri. This will be followed the the passage of another cold front sometime late Sat or Sat night. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.
Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
Wed Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
Sat
SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Sat Night
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 340 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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