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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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Last Update: 839 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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Columbia River Bar

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 1 AM PDT FRIDAY......SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...


  • SynopsisWINDS HAVE DECREASED BEHIND A COLD FRONT AND SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. ANOTHER SWELL PUSH AS WELL AS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ARRIVES LATER FRIDAY AFTERNOON AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM. THE ACTIVE PATTERN CONTINUES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT ROUND OF PARTICULARLY STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS IS EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH GALES POSSIBLE.
  • In The Main Channel Seas 4 to 6 feet climbing to around 8 ft late fri morning. However...seas temporarily building to 10 ft with breakers possible during the ebb around 1030 pm tonight...and to around 10 ft during the ebb around 1145 am friday.



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