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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Last Update: 1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: AMZ100-172215- 1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Cool high pressure will build over the region through late this week. The high will slide offshore over the weekend. $$

Rest Of Today
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 8 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy late.
Tonight
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except around 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
Wed
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Thu Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
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Last Update: 1028 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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