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Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. Monday

Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies, with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 117 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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Vineyard Sound

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY SLIDE EAST ACROSS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH TUE. A RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL THEN PASS WELL TO OUR WEST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF NEAR GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS AND HIGH SEAS TO THE WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS ON THU. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVR THE WATERS FOR FRIDAY.

    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.
  • This Afternoon E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Isolated showers.
  • Tonight E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Numerous showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Wed S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Wed Night S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu Night W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Fri W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

    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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