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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6NM SW Chesapeake Light VA

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 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
N winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Tonight
SE winds 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Wed Night
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds. A chance of rain.
Thu
S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt early in the afternoon, then becoming NW late. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sat
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat Night
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 653 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019
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