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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL (LMZ740) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL (LMZ740)
Issued by: National Weather Service Chicago, IL
Last Update: 606 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

Tonight: Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt this evening. Scattered flurries. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

Saturday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.

Saturday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.

Sunday: South winds 10 to 15 kt. Chance of rain through the day. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

Zone Forecast: Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL (LMZ740)

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