Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 340 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

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15NM NE Montauk NY

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY

Synopsis: ANZ200-190915- 340 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres will build over the waters tonight and Sat. A more potent low pres area will impact the waters Sat night and Sun, with the center of circulation passing along the south coast and Cape Cod Canal vicinity. In the wake of the departing storm, arctic air will spread across the waters Sun night, Mon and Mon night on gusty NW gales with freezing spray likely. High pres builds over the waters on Tue, then moves off the mid-Atlantic coast on Wed. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Tonight
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat Night
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Snow and rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Sun
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 7 ft, building to 9 ft in the afternoon. Rain. A chance of freezing rain, snow and sleet in the afternoon. Light freezing spray in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 9 ft, subsiding to 7 ft after midnight. Light freezing spray in the evening, then a chance of freezing spray after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
Mon
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
Mon Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W around 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight.
Wed
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
Wed Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of rain. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 340 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019
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