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: 317 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

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15NM S Gloucester MA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING

Synopsis: ANZ200-190915- 317 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Low pres will move across the waters tonight bringing a mix of rain and snow. Secondary low pres develops over the Gulf of Maine Sun. A cold front will cross the waters Sun night followed by high pres slowly building in from the west through the middle of next week. 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
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow this evening, then rain after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon Night Through Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Wed Through Thu Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 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: 317 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020
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