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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.
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Last Update: 219 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

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Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point from 10 to 60 nm

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  • SynopsisSOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM DEVELOPS OFF THE COAST. WINDS WILL BE GUSTY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY PRODUCING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH A FRESH STEEP SWELL. THE STORM SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK AS MORE STORM SYSTEMS MOVE THROUGH THE REGION.
  • Tonight S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening...then rain after midnight.
  • Sat S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain likely.
  • Sat Night SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Rain likely in the evening...then showers likely after midnight.
  • Sun SE winds 15 to 25 kt with occasional gusts to 40 kt. Wind waves 4 to 8 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely.
  • Sun Night SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 8 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
  • Mon SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 8 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Chance of showers...then chance of rain.
  • Tue SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. SW swell 6 to 8 ft. Rain likely.
  • Wed S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely...then chance of showers.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point from 10 to 60 nm
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