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: 903 PM PDT Fri Oct 23 2020

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Synopsis: PZZ600-241030- 903 PM PDT Fri Oct 23 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03Z, or 8 PM PDT, a 1028 MB high pressure was centered 1000 west of San Francisco while a 1010 MB thermal trough was over southeast California. Gusty and potentially gale force northeast winds are possible on Monday over the waters off of Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties. $$

Tonight
Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
Sun
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
Sun Night
From point mugu to santa monica and S of palos verdes, NE winds 15 to 25 kt late. Otherwise, W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Combined seas 2 to 3 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening.
Mon
From point mugu to santa monica and S of palos verdes, NE winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
Mon Night
From point mugu to santa monica, NE winds 15 to 25 kt. elsewhere, NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. S swell 2 ft.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft.
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Last Update: 903 PM PDT Fri Oct 23 2020
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