More Snow for the North Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West

Low pressure will bring locally heavy snowfall from the Northern Rockies into the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota through Thursday with well below normal temperatures. Farther east, showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Midwest into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions will prevail in California, the Great Basin, and Southern High Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Norton, MA Local Forecast Office

21NM E Portsmouth RI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Areas Drizzle

    Winds IncreasingSSW 9kt
    1ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Dense Fog

    SW 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Areas Fog

    W 6ktWinds Decreasing
    1ft

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 7kt
    2ft

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 10kt
    2ft

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    ESE 8ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWSW 11kt
    2ft

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingN 14kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    NE 14kt
    4ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 54 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:11 am EDT Oct 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 27, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ200-212100- 416 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A ridge of high pres will remain anchored well to the south, as a frontal system passes through northern New England tonight. High pres then builds into the waters thru the rest of the workweek. A weak cold front passes thru the waters on Saturday. For additional information on possible hazardous weather for the week ahead, please visit www.weather.gov/boston/ehwo. $$

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW 5 to 9 kt in the morning. Areas of drizzle before 11am. Areas of dense fog. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
SW wind around 10 kt. Areas of dense fog. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
W wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Areas of fog before 9am. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
ENE wind around 7 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday
E wind 8 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
ESE wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
WSW wind 5 to 8 kt increasing to 8 to 11 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind 8 to 11 kt becoming N 11 to 14 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
NE wind 12 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

*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: 41.55°N 70.79°W
Last Update: 6:11 am EDT Oct 21, 2020
Forecast Valid: 8am EDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 27, 2020
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