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Wet weather continues across Pacific Northwest and New England

Two developing storm systems will continue to bring heavy rain to opposite coasts of the U.S. on Thursday. One system is affecting the Pacific Northwest and northern California while the other affects New England. There is a risk of flash flooding across parts of New England on Thursday where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 639 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY OFFSHORE OF THE NORTHEAST COAST TODAY...LIFTING TO A POSITION OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST LATE TONIGHT...EVENTUALLY LOCATING JUST SOUTH OF ATLANTIC CANADA BY LATER FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE MID ATLANTIC STATES FROM THE WEST LATER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY.
  • Today NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of rain early in the morning... Then a slight chance of rain in the late morning and early afternoon.
  • Tonight NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sat W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm
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