Powerful Nor'easter To Wallop Parts Of The Northeast and New England

A powerful Nor'easter and winter storm is expected to wallop eastern parts of the Northeast and New England this weekend. Plenty of hazards are expected to impact the Northeastern U.S. from heavy snow, with significant accumulations expected, to high winds and coastal issues. The combination of the intense snow and strong winds will result in blizzard conditions, especially along coastal areas.
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Last Update: 735 PM EST Fri Jan 28 2022

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

27NM NE Gloucester MA

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...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ100-291445- 735 PM EST Fri Jan 28 2022 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... Low pressure will intensify to our south tonight and move into the Gulf of Maine Saturday. It will then track to the Canadian Maritimes Saturday Night. This will bring strong winds and large, building waves to the waters. Conditions gradually improve during Sunday. $$

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A slight chance of rain and snow late this evening. A chance of snow after midnight, then snow likely late. Light freezing spray late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late this evening and overnight.
Sat
N winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building to 11 to 16 ft in the afternoon. Snow. Light freezing spray. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm.
Sat Night
N winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts up to 55 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Snow, mainly in the evening. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Sun
W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Light freezing spray.
Sun Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray in the morning.
Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
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Last Update: 735 PM EST Fri Jan 28 2022
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