Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Potential for the East; Active Weather Continues for the West

Strong Pacific storm will continue to bring heavy precipitation and strong winds across the western U.S. today. Across the east, the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms later today as low pressure tracks eastward. This system could redevelop into a coastal storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast corridors into Tuesday.

Last Update: 202 PM PDT Mon Oct 25 2021

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19NM NW Brookings OR

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Synopsis: Very heavy, long period swell will persist through tonight and gradually subside Tuesday into Wednesday. Very steep and hazardous conditions will continue through then. A quick moving front will bring another round of southerly gales from Gold Beach northward early Tuesday morning. Behind this front, winds will diminish and seas will continue to subside, but will remain steep through at least Thursday morning. Active weather will persist through the remainder of the week, but will be considerably weaker compared to recent events.

Northern portion, S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 kt late tonight. Brookings southward, S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 20 to 23 ft at 15 seconds...subsiding to 15 to 17 ft at 15 seconds after midnight. Showers.
S wind 30 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, S wind 30 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft...building to 8 to 11 ft in the afternoon. Swell W 11 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
Tue Night
S wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Swell W 10 ft at 12 seconds. Showers.
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft... Building to 11 to 13 ft in the afternoon. Chance of showers.
Wed Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt northern portion and S 5 to 15 kt brookings southward. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 13 to 14 ft. Chance of rain.
S wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 11 to 13 ft. Slight chance of rain through the day.
Thu Night
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 8 to 9 ft. Slight chance of rain.
NE wind 5 kt...backing to N 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 8 ft...becoming NW 5 ft.
NE wind 10 kt...veering to E in the afternoon, then... Becoming variable less than 5 kt in the evening...becoming SE 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 5 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 202 PM PDT Mon Oct 25 2021
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