Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions.
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Last Update: 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

Synopsis: ANZ200-140915- 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Low pres will track south of New Eng late tonight and early Thu. High pres builds into the region Fri, then another low pres will track to the north Sat and will drag a cold front across the waters. High pressure builds over the waters on Sunday. A weak front will move across the waters on Monday. 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. $$

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of snow after midnight.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of snow.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Fri Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of light rain and light snow.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of light rain and light snow.
Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of light rain. 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: 343 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
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