Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week.
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Last Update: 939 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

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28NM SSE Point Arena CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING

Synopsis: GREATER FARALLONES...AND CORDELL BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

INCREASING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TODAY AND TOMORROW. WINDS TURN LIGHT AND VARIABLE ON FRIDAY. WINDS SHIFT TO BECOME SOUTHERLY AND INCREASE LATER SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. THE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF IN STRENGTH THROUGH THE COMING DAYS. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FROM SQUARED SEAS WILL EXIST IN PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE COMING DAYS AS WELL.

Today
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Chance of showers after midnight.
Sat
SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Chance of showers...then rain likely.
Sun
E winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
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Last Update: 939 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017
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