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: 255 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM SE Jekyll Island GA

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: Strong high pressure will remain centered over the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states through Saturday. Strong northeasterly winds will prevail through Wednesday night, with Small Craft Advisory conditions and occasional Gale Force gusts expected on all area waters. Small Craft Advisories will remain in effect offshore through at least Thursday night, with elevated onshore winds and seas expected to continue into the weekend.

Tonight
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to gale force. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters rough. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to gale force. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters rough. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to gale force. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters rough. A chance of showers.
Thursday Through Friday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.
Friday Night Through Saturday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.
Sunday
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters choppy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 255 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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