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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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Currituck Beach Light NC to Oregon Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ150) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Currituck Beach Light NC to Oregon Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ150)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 300 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019




Tonight: SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight, then diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less late this evening and overnight.

Sun: SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Near shore, seas around 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.

Sun Night: W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Mon: W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Mon Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tue: W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Tue Night: W winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.

Wed: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.

Thu: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: S of Currituck Beach Light NC to Oregon Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ150)

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