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: 314 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: A high pressure ridge over the eastern U.S. and western Atlantic will move to the northeast but will maintain a gentle to moderate onshore breeze into tonight. A trough axis will then lift northward across the Florida peninsula and adjacent Atlantic into Sunday, with winds increasing out of the south to southeast as this boundary moves through. Conditions for small craft operators will remain poor to hazardous this weekend, as swells from distant Hurricane Epsilon slowly subside.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Seas up to 6 to 7 feet tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Saturday, October 24th.

39 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 27 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 22 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 11 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with a dominant period 12 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 12 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 12 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Thursday
South winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 314 PM EDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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