Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 859 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Portland, OR Local Forecast Office

17NM NE Seaside OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT

Synopsis: A trough of low pres will linger over the waters today and tonight, then a weak ridge of high pres builds in Fri. A west swell arriving today brings seas of 20 to 23 ft from this afternoon into Fri morning along with hazardous bar conditions. Another strong frontal system arrives Fri night and Sat.

In The Main Channel
Combined seas 11 ft this morning building to 20 ft this afternoon and tonight. However, seas will temporarily build to 22 feet with breakers during the strong ebb around 530 pm this afternoon, and with the ebb around 545 am late tonight.
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Last Update: 859 AM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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