Arctic air to drop temperatures across the northern Plain and northern Rockies; will bring snow to the Intermountain West
An arctic front is forecast to plunge through the northern Plains and northern Rockies on Saturday bringing a drastic drop in temperatures across these areas with a burst of snow over much of the Intermountain Region. Arctic air will also filter into the Pacific Northwest bringing with it snow showers and subfreezing low temperatures.
17NM SW Newport RI
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
- SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS SAT...THEN E OF THE WATERS
SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP DOWN ACROSS THE WATERS ON
MON...THEN HIGH PRES RETURNS ON TUE AND MOVES EAST OF THE WATERS
FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR
FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE
CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
- Overnight NW wind around 9 kt. Clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday NW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas around 1 ft.
- Saturday Night SSW wind 9 to 13 kt. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Sunday SW wind 13 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
- Sunday Night SW wind around 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft.
- Monday WSW wind 11 to 13 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Monday Night WNW wind 11 to 13 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Tuesday N wind around 13 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
- Tuesday Night ENE wind 10 to 12 kt becoming SE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
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