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: 358 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: A moderate to strong east to southeast wind flow will continue through early Wednesday ahead of a strong cold front approaching from the west. The cold front will move across the marine area late Wednesday afternoon and evening leading to moderate to strong northerly wind flow through early Thursday. Showers and thunderstorms are expected ahead and along the front with the best coverage occurring Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening. A light to moderate northerly flow will continue through Friday night, becoming east then southeast on Saturday as high pressure over the region to shifts east.

Today
Southeast winds 18 to 23 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 18 to 23 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 18 to 23 knots becoming southwest 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Dominant wave period 9 seconds. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
Thursday
North winds 18 to 23 knots diminishing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds.
Thursday Night
North winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds.
Friday
North winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Friday Night
North winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Saturday
East winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Saturday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
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Last Update: 358 AM CST Tue Jan 22 2019
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