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: 1115 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

20NM S Wiscasset ME

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: ANZ100-200515- 1115 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... High pressure will drift off to the southeast today as a weak cold front approaches from the west. The front will cross the region tonight and will be followed by high pressure on Friday. High pressure will hold over the region through Saturday and will drift off to the southeast on Sunday. A slow moving cold front will approach from the west on Monday and will stall to the west of the region on Tuesday. $$

This Afternoon
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tonight
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat
W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 1115 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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