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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Last Update: 303 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019

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140NM SE Chiniak AK

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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
SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
Tonight
E wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Thu
E wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Thu Night
E wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Fri Through Sat
NE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
Sun
S wind up to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
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Last Update: 303 AM AKST Wed Jan 16 2019
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