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: 933 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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Portland, OR Local Forecast Office

6NM W Cannon Beach OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUN EVENING...
Synopsis: Low pres over western Oregon this morning will shift farther to the southeast today. High pres over the inland Pac NW will build today, and hold through Mon, with moderate offshore winds. This high will weaken Mon, with less wind for the coastal waters. Next front will approach region next Thu and Fri.

Today
N wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts to 25 kt, mainly near gaps in the coastal terrain. Wind waves NE 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 10 seconds, subsiding to 7 ft this afternoon.
Tonight
E to NE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves E 5 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell6 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
E wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts 25 kt. Wind waves E 5 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun Night
NE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves NE 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 16 seconds.
Mon
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds.
Tue
N wind 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. NW swell 6 ft.
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Last Update: 933 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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