Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California.
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Last Update: 406 PM EDT Mon Oct 18 2021

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11NM WSW Highland Point FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

Synopsis: A breezy northeasterly flow will continue over the Atlantic and Gulf waters creating hazardous marine conditions the middle of the week. The seas will slowly begin to subside from 6 feet this afternoon to 4 feet or less by end of the week over the Atlantic waters and remain 4 feet or less in the Gulf waters. Chances of showers and thunderstorms start to increase across the local waters for the second half of the week and into the upcoming weekend.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 16, 2021 at 1200 UTC...

12 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 20 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 13 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 12 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots nearshore and east northeast 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday Night
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots nearshore and east northeast 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wednesday
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots nearshore and east 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots nearshore and east 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas less than 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 3 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 406 PM EDT Mon Oct 18 2021
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