Significant Storm Bringing Widespread Winter Weather and Heavy Rainfall Across the Eastern Half of the Country
A storm system moving into the Eastern parts of the country is bringing heavy snow across the Great Lakes and into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast today. There is also the potential for significant ice accumulations across the northern Mid-Atlantic. To the south, heavy rainfall is producing flash flooding, and river flooding, from the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys to the Deep South.
|NWS Forecast for: Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm (ANZ355)|
Issued by: National Weather Service New York, NY
Last Update: 1151 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019
This Afternoon: SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of snow early, then snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to less than 1 nm.
Tonight: SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain in the evening, then rain after midnight. Vsby less than 1 nm, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Thu: W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain in the morning.
Thu Night: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Fri: NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night: SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat: NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night: E winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain.
Sun: SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
Sun Night: W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Chance of rain in the evening.
|Zone Forecast: Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm (ANZ355)|
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