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.
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Last Update: 916 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

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Marquette, MI Local Forecast Office

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
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North wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to 43 knots. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Heavy freezing spray by midnight. Waves 8 to 11 feet occasionally to 14 feet building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to 18 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet.
Wednesday
Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers early, then a slight chance of snow showers. Heavy freezing spray through the day. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday Night
West wind 10 to 15 knots. Freezing spray in the evening. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday
West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. the last nearshore forecast issuance for the lake superior boating season will be issued at 10pm january 15, 2019. The nearshore forecast will again be issued a week before the soo locks open.
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Last Update: 916 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019
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