Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley.
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Last Update: 349 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A powerful storm system tracking through the Great Lakes will bring rain to the area tonight and tomorrow. A cold front will cross the region late tomorrow, with very strong winds behind it on Sunday night and Monday. High pressure builds in with dry and cooler weather for Tuesday and most of Wednesday. A weak frontal system may bring some light rain or snow late Wednesday into Thursday. Additional unsettled weather is likely for the end of the week as another storm system develops nearby.

Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Rain. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. patchy fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then a chance of showers early in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning.
Sun Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Mon
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Mon Night
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
Wed Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 349 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019
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