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Active pattern for the Pacific Northwest this week while a coastal low takes aim on the Northeast later this week

Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is forecast to bring 5 to 7 inches of rainfall, with localized heavier amounts, to the Pacific Northwest throughout the week. Across the higher mountain elevations, measurable snow is likely. The Northeast will also be the focus of showers and thunderstorms beginning mid-week as a coastal low meanders of the Mid-Atlantic coast.
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Last Update: 1007 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm

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  • SynopsisA WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST AND MOVES ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC STATES TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE BECOMES CENTERED OFF THE NORTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC COAST FOR MUCH OF THE MID TO LATE WEEK PERIOD.
  • Overnight SW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
  • Tue Night W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers until early morning.
  • Thu NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Thu Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm
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