Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend.
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Last Update: 346 AM AKST Thu Jan 17 2019

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

55NM SSE Cape Merdenhall AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

Synopsis: A front over the central Aleutians will weaken Fri afternoon. A second front over the western Aleutians will persist through Sat morning.

Today
N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft. heavy freezing spray near the ice edge.
Tonight
N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. heavy freezing spray near the ice edge.
Fri
N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 7 ft. heavy freezing spray near the ice edge.
Fri Night
N wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 6 ft.
Sat
NE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
Sun Through Mon
NE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
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Last Update: 346 AM AKST Thu Jan 17 2019
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