A Storm Expected To Impact The Central U.S.

A storm system will emerge from the Rockies and impact the Central U.S. through midweek. A swath of heavy snow is expected from the Central Rockies to the Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Locally heavy rain with a marginal chance for excessive rainfall will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the South. The system will then shift into the East to produce a number of hazards.
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Last Update: 653 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

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10NM SE Ocean City Inlet MD

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
Synopsis: ANZ600-230015- 653 AM EST Tue Jan 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... Winds continue to diminish this morning as arctic high pressure builds into the area. The high moves off the coast Tuesday. Another area of low pressure approaches the region Wednesday night with strong southerly flow by Thursday morning. $$

Today
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds, subsiding to 2 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds late. Light freezing spray this morning.
Tonight
S winds 5 kt, increasing to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Wed
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Wed Night
S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt late. Seas 7 to 9 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
Thu
S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 8 to 10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft late. Rain.
Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
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Last Update: 653 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019
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