Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 951 AM CST Wed Jan 16 2019

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6NM SE Evanston IL

Marine Zone Forecast

Rest Of Today
Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
East winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southeast after midnight. Slight chance of snow after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.
Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
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Last Update: 951 AM CST Wed Jan 16 2019
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