Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes
A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow.
|NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 657 PM EST Tue Nov 20 2018
Tonight: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Wed: W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Wed Night: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Thu: N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Thu Night: N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft late.
Fri: NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night: SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat: SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely in the afternoon.
Sat Night: SE winds 20 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 7 ft after midnight. Rain likely, mainly in the evening.
|Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm (ANZ650)|
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