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: 337 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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19NM N Tangier Island VA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A cold front will pass through the waters tonight, with high pressure building in its wake. 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 Thursday night, Friday, and Saturday. A Gale Warning may be needed on Sunday.

Rest Of This Afternoon
W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Periods of rain or snow.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sat
SE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft...building to 3 ft after midnight. Rain through the night.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 25 to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft... Building to 5 ft. Rain through the day. Snow in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 337 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019
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