Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1ft
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NE 6kt
    1ft
  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SE 7kt
    1ft
  • Friday

    Decreasing Clouds

    SW 8kt
    1ft
  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 6kt
    1ft
  • Saturday

    Mostly Cloudy

    E 9kt
    1ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    S 14kt
    1ft
  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow

    NW 21kt
    1-2ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NNW 23kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:45 am EST Jan 16, 2019
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-170615- 1250 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure builds into the area today. A weak backdoor cold front will drop through the region tonight. Low pressure tracks through the Ohio Valley Thursday then into New England by Friday. An arctic cold front crosses the area Sunday, followed by dry and much colder weather Sunday night through Monday. $$

Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
NNE wind around 6 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
SE wind around 7 kt becoming S after midnight. Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
SW wind 6 to 8 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind around 6 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
NE wind 5 to 9 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
SE wind 10 to 14 kt becoming S after midnight. Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday
S wind 16 to 21 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 27 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
NNW wind 21 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 31 kt. Rain and snow likely. Seas around 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 37.24°N 76.51°W
Last Update: 2:45 am EST Jan 16, 2019
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
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