Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to 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. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast.
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Last Update: 933 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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17NM SSW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUN EVENING...
Synopsis: Low pres over western Oregon this morning will shift farther to the southeast today. High pres over the inland Pac NW will build today, and hold through Mon, with moderate offshore winds. This high will weaken Mon, with less wind for the coastal waters. Next front will approach region next Thu and Fri.

Today
N wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 10 ft at 10 seconds, subsiding to 8 ft.
Tonight
E to NE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts up to 30 kt. wind waves NE 5 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
E to NE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves NE 6 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Sun Night
NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts 25 kt. Wind waves NE 5 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 17 seconds.
Mon
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Tue
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
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Last Update: 933 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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