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: 1138 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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Synopsis: ANZ300-162300- 1138 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019 .Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... High pressure is shunted southward ahead of an approaching cold front that will cross the region tonight. Arctic high pressure then quickly moves north of the area then offshore for Thursday. Low pressure and a weakening warm front then pass through Thursday night into Friday. High pressure briefly builds in late Friday and Friday night. A strong frontal system with developing low pressure will impact the region Saturday into Sunday night. $$

This Afternoon
W winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 ft or less.
Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less. Snow likely in the evening, then rain and snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less. Rain in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
NW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sat
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less. Chance of snow in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then 2 to 3 ft after midnight. Rain and snow in the evening, then showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
Sun Night
NW winds around 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Snow likely in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
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Last Update: 1138 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019
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