Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front.
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Last Update: 1005 PM EDT Wed Oct 5 2022

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Synopsis: The pesky coastal low will finally pull away from the east coast overnight, before it merges with another low and moves into the Canadian Maritimes Thursday. A weak surface trough will form across the Mid Atlantic states Thursday, before a cold front moves across the area Friday. High pressure will build out of the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys and into the Mid Atlantic this weekend, before a backdoor cold front approaches the area early next week.

Overnight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft late this evening, then 1 foot or less. Patchy fog late with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the evening, then becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
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Last Update: 1005 PM EDT Wed Oct 5 2022
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