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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 308 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND THURSDAY...

Synopsis: A weak front over the southern Gulf will move into the western Gulf and dissipate Wed night. Low pressure persists in the Gulf through Fri morning.

Today
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Tonight
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Thu
NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Thu Night
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Fri
NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Sat Through Sun
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 308 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019
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