Significant Winter Storm Impacting Northern New England, Strong Winds Likely Over The Mid Atlantic

Heavy wet snow and dangerous travel conditions will persist across much of northern New England into Friday. The combination of strong winds and wet snow may lead to downed trees and power outages. Further south across the Mid Atlantic region, strong winds gusting up to 50 mph will continue into Friday evening especially from Washington D.C. to New Jersey.
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Last Update: 1016 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020

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Norton, MA Local Forecast Office

17NM NE Nantucket MA

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ200-101500- 1016 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A strong cold front crosses the waters this evening. Low pres develops on this front in New England, intensifying as it moves into the Gulf of Maine tonight then into the Maritimes Fri. High pressure will be centered southeast of the waters for Sat. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Overnight
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Fri
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 9 to 14 ft S and E of nantucket.
Fri Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Mon And Mon Night
S winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft, building to 9 to 14 ft. Showers likely.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 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.

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.
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Last Update: 1016 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020
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