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...

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
E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Rain.
Tonight
E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
Thu
E wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
Thu Night
NE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Fri Through Sat
N wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
Sun
E wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 308 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019
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