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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Block Island Sound (ANZ237) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)
Issued by: National Weather Service Norton, MA
Last Update: 340 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019
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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.



Zone Forecast: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)

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