Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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Last Update: 1002 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: AMZ100-051030- 1002 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A strong low pressure system will to move through the region tonight and tomorrow. Colder high pressure then builds in from the west early next week. Another strong storm system is then expected for develop off the NC coast Monday, with high pressure building in behind in through mid week. $$

Overnight
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt, then becoming SW 35 to 40 kt late. Waves around 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of tstms late this evening. Showers. A chance of tstms.
Sat
W winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of showers after midnight.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
Mon Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Tue
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1002 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020
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