Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas
Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 7:15 am EST Feb 8, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8am EST Feb 8, 2016-6pm EST Feb 14, 2016
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF FEBRUARY 6TH...
53 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 7 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 5 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 5 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 3 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 5 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. LESS THAN 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
- The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.