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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

2NM WSW Passage Canal AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 974 mb low over the Southern Gulf of Alaska will strengthen to 969 mb tonight then move toward the Southeast Panhandle of Alaska Wed afternoon with strong offshore flow continuing through Thu afternoon.

Tonight
W wind 10 kt increasing to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Wed
W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Wed Night
W wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt near whittier. Seas 4 ft.
Thu And Thu Night
W wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Fri
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 343 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017
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