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: 851 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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Seattle, WA Local Forecast Office

42NM NE Port Angeles WA

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: .Northerly flow will increase as a low pressure system departs and high pressure builds over British Columbia. Fraser outflow will continue this morning, but begin to ease late Saturday with general offshore flow continuing into Sunday. Flow becomes weaker Monday in between weather systems until a weak front may arrive around mid-week.

Today
NE wind 30 to 40 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Tonight
NE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Sun
NE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon Night
SE wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Tue
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wed
SE wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
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Last Update: 851 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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