Strong Winds and Storms Across the East; Heavy Snow for the Pacific Northwest
The powerful spring storm will track eastward and focus showers, thunderstorms and strong winds across the eastern third of the country today. Another storm affecting the Pacific Northwest will bring accumulating snow to the region this weekend. For the central and southern High Plains, critical fire weather conditions through the weekend due to dry conditions and strong winds.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Marine Zone Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: ANZ100-021200- 556 PM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River Ma out to 25 NM. Southerly to southwesterly flow continues this evening with low pressure approaching, then quickly turns northwesterly late tonight as the system slides east through the waters. Gale force winds expected late tonight into Sunday before high pressure builds towards the waters Sunday night, allowing winds to diminish. The weather pattern will remain progressive through the coming week with a couple lows and a couple highs crossing the region. $$
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt late. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. Areas of fog this evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Showers likely late this evening and early morning. A chance of rain and snow showers late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
SW winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt in the evening. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
W winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Additional Forecasts and Information
Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM
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|Last Update:||556 PM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023|