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.
|NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 1253 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
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.
|Zone Forecast: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)|
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