Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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Last Update: 222 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

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Synopsis: AMZ100-191100- 222 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will continue offshore through Tuesday. Low pressure will approach Tuesday night and move through on Wednesday. High pressure builds back in for Thursday. A warm front will lift through the area late in the week. A weakening cold front will move into the region next weekend. $$

Tonight
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Rain.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to around 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Rain.
Thu
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
E winds around 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat
S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 222 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
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