Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley.
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Last Update: 1233 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: High pressure centered across the region will push offshore today. An expansive area of strong low pressure will strengthen and move from the southern Plains and cross the Great Lakes through Sunday pushing a cold front across our area late Sunday afternoon. High pressure will build through late Tuesday behind this storm system yielding fair weather for the beginning of the week. A weak low pressure system may affect the region Wednesday, then high pressure returns through the end of the week. More unsettled weather is possible next weekend.

This Afternoon
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of rain late.
Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a chance of rain early in the evening, then rain in the late evening and overnight. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds. patchy fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then a chance of showers early in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
Sun Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Mon
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Mon Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
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Last Update: 1233 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019
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