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: 314 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
Thu
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow and rain after midnight.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 6 ft, building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain. A chance of snow in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 10 ft, building to 12 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft. A chance of snow. Rain likely, a chance of freezing rain and sleet in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 10 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 10 ft, subsiding to 8 ft after midnight. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 314 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019
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