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: 116 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020

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15NM NE Montauk NY

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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Synopsis: ANZ200-300600- 116 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pressure remains centered south of Newfoundland Tuesday morning. Meanwhile a cold front will move slowly along the east coast. Low pressure develops on this front over the Mid Atlantic region tonight and then intensfies as it tracks north up the eastern seaboard and into northern New England Wednesday morning. Southerly gales may accompany this low along with periods of heavy rain. A cold front sweeps across the waters Wednesday with improving weather conditions as winds shift from south to west. Dry, tranquil weather follows in the wake of the front Thursday. Weak low pressure tracks across the New England waters Fri from southwest to northeast. Behind the low, dry west winds follow Saturday. For additional information on possible hazardous weather for the week ahead, please visit www.weather.gov/boston/ehwo . $$

This Afternoon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Wed
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Patchy fog. Rain with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Thu And Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Fri And Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Sat And Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 116 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020
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