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Arctic Air Will Move Into U.S. This Week

Arctic air will move back into the central Plains, Great Lake States and Western U.S. this week. Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Weather Advisories and Wind Chill Advisories are in effect in many areas. Recent heavy rains across the lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys will shift into the Carolinas Monday. Rivers that came up over the weekend will recede across portions of the South.
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Last Update: 412 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

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Rhode Island Sound

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...



  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL PUSH EAST OF THE WATERS THIS EVENING. A COASTAL LOW WILL TRACK WELL SOUTH OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT AND TUE. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE MIDWEST TO THE EASTERN SEABOARD THROUGH THE MIDWEEK.

    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 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Mon NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Mon Night N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue N winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tue Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wed W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wed Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Thu Night W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Fri W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. 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.



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