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: 452 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

19NM SSE Rockland ME

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: ANZ100-251100- 452 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... Long period swells will continue to build through tonight before subsiding Sunday night and Monday. Westerly winds with gusts up to 30 knots are expected in the wake of a cold frontal passage tonight. High pressure will be in control of the waters Sunday into Monday with another cold front crossing the waters late Monday. High pressure then builds in again Tuesday and Wednesday. $$

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming N 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late this evening, then becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A slight chance of showers early this evening.
Sun
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NE winds around 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Tue
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Tue Night
N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
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Last Update: 452 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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