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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
3NM NE Gary IN
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 2:03 pm CST Dec 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 3pm CST Dec 21, 2014-6pm CST Dec 27, 2014
WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG
WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES
WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.
- This Afternoon S wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Tonight SSE wind around 10 kt. Cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Monday SE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Rain likely after noon. Waves around 1 ft.
- Monday Night SSE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Periods of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Tuesday Night SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Waves 1 ft or less.
- Wednesday NNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after noon. Waves 1 ft or less building to 3 ft.
- Wednesday Night W wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of snow. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
- Christmas Day W wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
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.
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.
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