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: 858 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

34NM W Brookings OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A thermal trough will strengthen along the coast Saturday, then weaken Monday. This will bring strong north winds and steep to very steep seas to the area through Sunday night. The weakened trough will remain in place through Wednesday, and gusty north winds and steep seas will prevail, with very steep seas possible over the southern outer waters.

Today
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N 30 kt southern portion. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft...building to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 10 to 12 ft...subsiding to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. NW swell 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 4 ft.
Tue
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 10 ft. NW swell 3 ft.
Wed
N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt in the afternoon, then... Rising to 25 kt in the evening...becoming NE 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 8 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 858 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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