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: 404 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

Synopsis: ANZ300-171100- 404 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019 .Synopsis for the Long Island Waters and New York Harbor... A cold front passes through this evening, followed by high pressure building in for Thursday. Weak low pressure then impacts the Tri- State Area Thursday night into Friday morning, then high pressure briefly builds in Friday afternoon and night. A strong frontal system with developing low pressure will impact the region Saturday into Sunday night. High pressure then slowly builds in during Monday. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt this evening. waves around 2 ft this evening, then 1 ft or less.
Thu
N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Chance of snow in the evening, then snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
SW 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 NE in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sat Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Snow in the evening. Rain. Vsby less than 1 nm, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Sun
S winds around 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Chance of snow in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 404 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019
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