Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend
An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley.
|NWS Forecast for: Niagara River to Hamlin Beach NY beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-Canadian border (LOZ062)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 335 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019
Tonight: Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast. A chance of snow showers early. A chance of snow late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Saturday: Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A chance of snow early, then snow from late morning on. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
Saturday Night: Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray. snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
Sunday: North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Sunday Night: North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the evening. A chance of snow in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Monday: North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Tuesday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain showers likely tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
Wednesday: West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers wednesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
|Zone Forecast: Niagara River to Hamlin Beach NY beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-Canadian border (LOZ062)|
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