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As system moves offshore in the east, snow develops across parts of western, southern U.S.

The system that has been bringing a mix of wintry precipitation to the Southeast and mid-Atlantic will continue to move off shore over the Atlantic on Thursday, with snow continuing from the Ohio Valley, southern Great Lakes and Appalachians through Thursday evening. Meanwhile, snow will develop over the central and southern Rockies, with rain and mountain snow across the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 717 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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Rhode Island Sound

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  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST FRI INTO SAT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST OF THE WATERS ON SUN. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS ON MON. HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER THE WATERS FOR TUESDAY.

    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 N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun W winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sun Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Mon W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Mon Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Tue S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow and rain showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

    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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