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: 843 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020

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18NM SW Long Beach CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-242230- 843 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 15Z, or 8 AM PDT, a 1031 MB high was 800 NM W of Eureka. A 1012 MB thermal low was centered near Needles with a trough extending northwestward into central CA. Gusty and potentially gale force northeast winds are possible on Monday over the waters off of Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties. $$

Today
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Tonight
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
Sun
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
Sun Night
W winds 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late, except 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt from point mugu to santa monica and through the san pedro channel to catalina island. Wind waves 2 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
Mon
From point mugu to santa monica and through the san pedro channel to catalina island, NE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming 10 to 20 kt late in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds.
Mon Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Local gusts to 20 kt from point mugu to santa monica and through the san pedro channel to catalina island. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 2 ft at 11 seconds.
Tue
From point mugu to santa monica and through the san pedro channel to catalina island, NE winds 15 to 25 kt in the morning, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 kt late. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.
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Last Update: 843 AM PDT Sat Oct 24 2020
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