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Nor'easter winding down as new system approaches Northeast, record-breaking warmth continues across central U.S.

The nor'easter that brought 2-3 feet of snow to parts of the Northeast is winding down, with heavy snow and strong winds continuing across eastern Maine on Wednesday. Another round of snow is expected across the Northeast Thursday into Friday. Meanwhile, temperatures as much as 25-35 degrees above normal will continue across the central U.S.
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Last Update: 316 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

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Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL

Marine Zone Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

  • Tonight South winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt overnight. Rain likely and a chance of light freezing rain through the night. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
  • Thursday West winds to 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest and increasing to gales to 35 kt around midday. Chance of rain or light sleet in the morning. Chance of snow through the day. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt overnight. Chance of snow showers through the night. Freezing spray after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
  • Friday Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 ft occasionally to 7 ft in the afternoon.



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