Coastal Storm Impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast; Weekend Rain May Hasten Midwest Flooding

A strengthening storm moving north along the East Coast will continue heavy rain across the Mid-Atlantic into southern New England into Friday while points further north and west will see some locally heavy snow and strong, potentially damaging, winds. In the Midwest, rainfall may worsen ongoing flooding this weekend. In the West, a Pacific front will bring rain and mountain snow Friday.
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Last Update: 656 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

4NM NW Gloucester Point VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: ANZ600-222315- 656 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... Low pressure moving away to the north will deepen further today as it moves into New England. High pressure begins to build in this evening and becomes centered overhead by Sunday. $$

Today
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot. A slight chance of showers early this afternoon. Scattered showers late.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers early in the evening.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 foot.
Sun
W winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Mon Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot. Rain likely.
Tue
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
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Last Update: 656 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019
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