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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

8NM ESE Stamford CT

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Slight Chc Rain/Flurries

NNE 8kt
1ft

Monday

Chance Rain

E 9kt
1ft

Monday
Night

Chance Rain

E 8kt
1ft

Tuesday

Chance Rain

E 7kt
1ft

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

E 7kt
1ft

Wednesday

Heavy Rain

SE 9kt
1ft

Wednesday
Night

Heavy Rain

S 15kt
1-2ft

Christmas
Day

Chance Rain

W 18kt
2-3ft

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

WSW 15kt
2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:25 pm EST Dec 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm EST Dec 21, 2014-6pm EST Dec 28, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE REMAINS NORTHEAST THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTH. THE WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WEAKENS WHILE MOVING NORTH TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. A MORE SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM AFFECTS THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY CHRISTMAS DAY WITH A COLD FRONT PASSING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN LATE THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
  • Tonight NNE wind 6 to 8 kt. A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a slight chance of flurries between 9pm and midnight. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Monday E wind around 9 kt. A chance of rain after noon. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Monday Night E wind around 8 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday E wind around 7 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday Night E wind around 7 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday SE wind 6 to 9 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SW after midnight. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Christmas Day W wind 14 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday Night WSW wind 11 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.