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Winter storm for Rockies and High Plains

A storm system over the northern Rockies will move eastward towards the High Plains by Christmas Day. The system will produce snow over parts of the Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains on Christmas. Some of the snow will be heavy, with hazardous travel conditions. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect in these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 349 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD OVER THE WEEKEND NORTH OF THE MARINE AREA IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT IMPACTING THE WATERS THIS MORNING. LIGHT TO MODERATE EASTERLY WINDS ALONG WITH DRIER CONDITIONS WILL BE EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF DEC 22, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 17 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 19 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Today West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers likely...mainly in the morning.
  • Tonight Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet along the coast and 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A slight chance of showers.
  • Friday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
  • Friday Night East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
  • Saturday Through Sunday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
  • Sunday Night And Monday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM
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