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.
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Last Update: 716 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Newport RI

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST THIS EVENING

Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE WATERS FOR THE LATE WEEK PERIOD. LOW PRESSURE PASSES WELL SOUTH OF THE WATERS ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE RIDGES DOWN OVER THE WATERS FROM THE NORTH FOR SUNDAY.

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
E winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm...decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.
Wed
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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: 716 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017
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