Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 307 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

52NM SSW Atka AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 974 mb low 170 nm southeast of Chignik moves into the Gulf tomorrow as high pressure moves over the central Aleutians. A 985 mb low 495 nm northwest of Shemya Wed night will move to 160 nm south of Shemya at 986 mb Thu night.

Tonight
W wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
Wed
W wind 25 kt decreasing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10 ft.
Wed Night
S wind 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt after midnight. Seas 7 ft.
Thu
S wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Thu Night
NW wind 35 kt. Seas 19 ft.
Fri
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
Sat Through Sun
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
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Last Update: 307 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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