Critical Fire Weather Conditions for California and the Plains; Wet and Stormy Across the East

Critical fire weather conditions are likely to persist over parts of California and the Plains through Thursday. Elsewhere, a pair of cold fronts will deliver wet and stormy conditions to the eastern U.S. into Wednesday. Much cooler air will arrive in wake of the frontal passages with a return to below normal temperatures.
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Last Update: 337 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Synopsis: ANZ100-300945- 337 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A cold front will sweep across the waters Wednesday accompanied by strong wind gusts. An area of low pressure will cross the area late Friday into Saturday. $$

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. Areas of fog. Scattered showers late this evening. Rain likely with isolated tstms after midnight. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm.
Wed
S winds 20 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt in the morning. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Areas of fog in the morning. Rain, mainly in the morning. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm in the morning.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 337 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020
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