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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Last Update: 547 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM SE Belfast ME

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Synopsis: ANZ100-211200- 547 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... High pressure will crest over the region tonight and will shift offshore on Saturday. High pressure will hold off the coast through Sunday. A slow moving cold front will approach from the west on Monday and will stall to the west of the region Monday night and Tuesday as low pressure tracks north through Central New York. Low pressure will continue north into Canada Tuesday night and will drive a trainling cold front through the area on Wednesday. $$

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat Night
S winds up to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sun
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.
Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
Wed
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
Wed Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
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Last Update: 547 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017
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