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: 1238 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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7NM SSE Annapolis MD

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: A cold front will pass through the waters late today, with high pressure building in tonight. Low pressure will track through the Great Lakes Thursday and Thursday night, and the cold front associated with this low will pass through the waters Friday. Another low pressure system will affect the area over the weekend. Small Craft Advisories may be needed for portions of the waters again Thursday night, Friday, and Saturday. A Gale Warning may be needed Sunday.

This Afternoon
W winds 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Thu Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow or rain or sleet likely.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri Night
N winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Sat
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Rain through the night.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 ft. Rain through the day. Snow likely in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 1238 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019
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