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: 904 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

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9NM ESE Belfast ME

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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY

Synopsis: ANZ100-191615- 904 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A fresh cold air mass will move into the region this evening with increasing northwest winds. This sets the stage for a strong storm developing off the East Coast. This will track near the northern New England coastline this weekend bringing the potential for gale or even possibly storm force winds to the waters. Arctic air will move in to start the week. && $$

Rest Of Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of rain and snow showers early this evening. Light freezing spray.
Sat
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less. Light freezing spray.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Snow.
Sun
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow in the morning, then snow and sleet in the afternoon.
Sun Night
N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow, mainly in the evening. Light freezing spray after midnight.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming 15 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Moderate freezing spray. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow and rain showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
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Last Update: 904 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019
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