Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditions, Heavy Snow and Ice through Tonight

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and Northeast. To the south of the snow, a wintry mix including some ice accumulations, will impact portions of the northern Mid-Atlantic with slick travel.
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Last Update: 259 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

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4NM SSW Cape Fear Sea Buoy MR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH

Synopsis: AMZ200-190315- 259 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure will slide farther offshore tonight as a warm front lifts north across the area. A cold front will push off the Carolina coast early Sunday afternoon. In its wake, strong Canadian high pressure will build in from the north next week. $$

Tonight
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of showers early this evening, then a chance of showers overnight.
Sun
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely in the morning.
Sun Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Mon
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Wed
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 259 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020
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