National Weather Summary for Thursday, January 25, 2018
by David Moran, on Jan 25, 2018 10:32:17 AM
Elevated winds and seas will continue through early Sunday across the Gulf of Mexico as a ridge of high pressure persists in the eastern US. Snow will continue for portions of California and Oregon through Friday morning.
- Elevated Winds and Seas Continuing for the Gulf of Mexico through Early Sunday
- Snow Continuing through Friday Morning for Portions of Northern California and Southern Oregon
Elevated Winds and Seas Continuing for the Gulf of Mexico through Early Sunday
High pressure is forecast to persist to the north and northeast of the Gulf of Mexico. Winds will be easterly to northeasterly at 20-25 knots with gusts in excess of 35 knots. Seas will build to 7-11 feet throughout the period. A few thunderstorms may develop on Saturday as a cold front moves through the region.
Snow Continuing through Friday Morning for Portions of Northern California and Southern Oregon
Snow will continue for portions of northern California and southern Oregon through Friday morning as an area of low pressure moves inland. Snow accumulations of 8-16 inches are forecast for the higher elevations and 4-8 inches in the lower elevations. Some areas above 3500 feet may see accumulations in excess of 24 inches.
Major Cities in Region: Eureka, CA, Medford, OR, Redding, CA
Radar 8am PST
A Look Ahead
Rain and high elevation snow will continue across the Pacific Northwest on Friday, with another round expected on Saturday. On Sunday, showers and thunderstorms will stretch from New England to the Southeast ahead of a slow moving cold front. Rain and snow will continue across the Pacific Northwest on Sunday. By Monday, light snow may develop across the Northern Rockies.
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