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The day's conditions included strong northwesterly winds and low, dirty water with very little tidal movement.
Temperatures fight to stay around freezing (32 degrees) early in the day but gusty northwesterly winds between 20-30 mph — coupled with an ever-lowering sun by late day — should try to beat down temperatures even before the sun starts to dip.
The heaviest precipitation looks to fall along and just west of the Interstate 95 corridor, where northwesterly winds on the left side of the system will bring in cold air and support mainly snow.
Behind that, expect breezy north and northwesterly winds through the middle of the week.
Wind chills in the teens are possible, as northwesterly winds potentially howl, perhaps in the 20-30 mph range.
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NORTHWESTERLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of northwesterly for English Language Learners
: located in or moving toward the northwest
: blowing from the northwest
NORTHWESTERLY Defined for Kids
Definition of northwesterly for Students
- northwesterly breezes
- a northwesterly direction
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