Inclement Weather Continues in the West; Heavy Precipitation Possible Over The Southern And Eastern U.S. Next Week

The inclement weather pattern over the western U.S. will likely bring mountain snow through the weekend. Critical fire weather will continue over the Southern Plains. Early next week through mid-week, there will be potential for heavy rain and possible flooding in the southern U.S. and wintry precipitation from the Mid Atlantic to the Northeast.
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Last Update: 700 AM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

12NM NNE Atlas Tanker MR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON

Synopsis: AMZ100-162200- 700 AM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A cold front will move south through the area today and an area of low pressure will pass by to the south. High pressure will temporarily build in from the north tonight. Several frontal boundaries and areas of low pressure will affect the region much of next week. $$

Today
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late this morning, then becoming N 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt early this afternoon, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop late this morning, then increasing to choppy early this afternoon, increasing to rough late. Rain until late afternoon, then a chance of rain late.
Tonight
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy after midnight. A slight chance of rain in the evening.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop after midnight. Showers likely.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
Tue
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers, then showers likely.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
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Last Update: 700 AM EST Sat Feb 16 2019
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