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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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Last Update: 1224 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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Penobscot Bay

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...


  • SynopsisLOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ON THE FRONT OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON WED AND TRACK NORTHEAST TO JUST SOUTH OF CAPE COD BY WED EVENING. THE COASTAL LOW WILL CONTINUE NORTHEAST INTO THE MARITIMES WED NIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRES WILL LINGER OVER THE REGION ON THU. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST ON FRI. A WARM FRONT LIFTS INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SAT...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE ON SUN.
  • Rest Of Tonight W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning...then snow and rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Wed Night N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow and rain in the evening...then snow likely with a chance of rain after midnight. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm.
  • Thu N winds 10 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and snow in the morning...then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less...then 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sat W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sun SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun Night W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.



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