Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Block Island Sound (ANZ237) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)
Issued by: National Weather Service Taunton, MA
Last Update: 717 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017




Tonight: N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow, mainly this evening. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.

Sat: W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Sat Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sun: NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sun Night: W winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of drizzle.

Mon: SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of drizzle.

Mon Night: W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue: SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tue Night: W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

Wed: W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Wed Night: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.



Zone Forecast: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)

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