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.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 656 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

17NM E Oyster VA

Marine Zone Forecast


...GALE WARNING 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 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of rain early this morning. A slight chance of showers early this afternoon, then scattered showers late.
Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Scattered showers early in the evening.
Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds late.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
Tue
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Tue Night
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 656 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data