Powerful Storm to Impact Eastern Third of U.S. this weekend.

A developing storm system will bring a myriad of significant impacts this weekend. Heavy snow up to 18 inches from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast, and ice up to a quarter of an inch is forecast in places. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible in the Deep South.
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Last Update: 1253 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: AMZ100-191315- 1253 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will remain in control tonight. A strong cold front will approach from the west tomorrow and move through Sunday. Arctic high pressure will build in from the west early next week. $$

Rest Of Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Sat
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sat Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening, then rain with a chance of tstms after midnight.
Sun
SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Rain with a chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
Mon
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Mon Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tue
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1253 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
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