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: 902 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

5NM SSW Cape Fear Sea Buoy MR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ200-200915- 902 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure will dominate into the weekend as a moderate easterly swell persists. Northeast and east winds will turn southerly early next week ahead of a strong cold front with Small Craft Advisory conditions possibly developing beginning late on Monday. $$

Overnight
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
E winds 10 kt or less. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, then 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
Sun
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, then 3 ft in the afternoon.
Sun Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers through the day, then showers likely through the night.
Tue
S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of tstms through the day. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 902 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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