Heavy Snowfall in the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Concerns Over the West

A low pressure system will bring significant snowfall from the northern Rockies into the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. Across the East, temperatures will gradually turn cooler in most areas with scattered precipitation.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    E 14kt
    3ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    E 13kt
    3ft

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain

    ENE 13kt
    3ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain

    SSE 13kt
    3ft

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SSE 11kt
    3ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    SE 12kt
    3ft

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    ESE 10kt
    3ft

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    ESE 12kt
    3ft

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    ESE 10kt
    3ft

    Low: 79 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:18 pm EDT Oct 23, 2020
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Moisture remains in place which will allow for scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms to continue over the local waters through the weekend. Mariners should monitor the forecast through the weekend as there is some uncertainty with the potential development of a broad area of low pressure over the western Caribbean which could eventually move into the Gulf of Mexico or near Florida.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas of 4 to 6 feet. Gusty winds and lightning possible.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 22, 2020 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks. 12 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 17 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
E wind 12 to 14 kt. A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Saturday
E wind 11 to 13 kt. A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop becoming a moderate chop.
Saturday Night
ENE wind 11 to 13 kt becoming SE after midnight. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop becoming a light chop.
Sunday
SSE wind 10 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 19 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Sunday Night
SSE wind around 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Monday
SE wind 10 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Monday Night
ESE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tuesday
ESE wind 10 to 12 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 26.25°N 80.08°W
Last Update: 4:18 pm EDT Oct 23, 2020
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2020
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