Fire Weather Threats Continue in the West; Wintry Weather from Upper Midwest to New England

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast U.S., with locally heavier snow amounts on the lee side of the Great Lakes.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Ripley to Dunkirk NY (LEZ040) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Ripley to Dunkirk NY (LEZ040)
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

Rest Of Today: Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Tonight: West winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Friday: Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Friday Night: Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Saturday: West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Sunday: Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow during the day, then a chance of snow and rain sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.

Monday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Zone Forecast: Ripley to Dunkirk NY (LEZ040)

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