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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. on Saturday

Another Pacific system will impact the West Coast today. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. Strong winds and heavy elevation snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

13NM SW Newport RI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Cloudy

Light Wind
1ft

High: 37 °F

Tonight

Chance Snow

NNE 7kt
1ft

Low: 34 °F

Sunday

Chance Rain/Snow

NE 7kt
1ft

High: 40 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

NNE 10kt
1ft

Low: 34 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

NNE 11kt
1ft

High: 43 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Showers

NE 9kt
1ft

Low: 41 °F

Tuesday

Chance Showers

NE 12kt
1-2ft

High: 48 °F

Tuesday
Night

Showers Likely

E 14kt
Waves Building4ft

Low: 46 °F

Wednesday

Rain

Winds IncreasingSE 21kt
5-6ft

High: 57 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:08 pm EST Dec 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 2pm EST Dec 20, 2014-6pm EST Dec 26, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL SETUP ACROSS QUEBEC THIS WEEKEND WILL THEN SHIFT OVER NOVA SCOTIA AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES MON AND TUE. A RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL THEN PASS WELL TO OUR WEST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WED INTO WED NIGHT. THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS TO 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.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. Cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Tonight NNE wind 5 to 7 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Sunday NE wind around 7 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 4pm. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night NE wind 7 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Monday NNE wind 7 to 11 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Monday Night NE wind 7 to 9 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Tuesday NE wind 9 to 12 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night E wind 11 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers likely. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft.
  • Wednesday SE wind 15 to 18 kt increasing to 18 to 21 kt in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 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.

*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.