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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: 946 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE WILL INTENSIFY WHILE SLOWLY TRACKING NORTHEAST OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE MID ATLANTIC STATES FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
  • Overnight NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds... Subsiding to 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds late. A chance of rain or drizzle.
  • Thu NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 35 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds... Subsiding to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of rain or drizzle early in the morning...then a slight chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon.
  • Thu Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • 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...increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. 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. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 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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