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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Last Update: 717 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

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Vineyard Sound

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRES OVER THE NATIONS SECTION WILL SLOWLY BUILD EAST THROUGH SAT. THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE EAST OF THE WATERS ON SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS ON MON. ANOTHER HIGH PRES SYSTEM WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS ON TUE.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sat Night NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Sun W winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of snow.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Mon SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Mon Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue Night S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow and rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Wed SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
  • Wed Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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