Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. 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.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Rain

    N 34kt
    7ft

    Storm Warning
    Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Rain

    NNW 26ktWinds Decreasing
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    Storm Warning
    Storm Warning

  • Monday

    Slight Chc Showers

    SW 18kt
    3ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    W 20kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 21kt
    3ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 21kt
    3ft
  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    W 22kt
    2-3ft
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 19kt
    2-3ft
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    WNW 13kt
    2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:21 pm EST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1pm EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

Synopsis: POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE OF SOUTH CAROLINA...WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AND TRACK NE...REMAINING OFFSHORE AS IT PASSES BY THE CAROLINAS TODAY. THIS LOW WILL TRACK AWAY FROM THE U.S. MAINLAND AND FARTHER OUT TO SEA TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE MONDAY NIGHT. A DRY ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL FOLLOW FOR THE MID TO LATE WEEK PERIOD.

This Afternoon
N wind 31 to 34 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain, mainly before 4pm. Seas around 7 ft.
Tonight
NNW wind 21 to 26 kt becoming WNW 16 to 21 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 kt. A slight chance of rain before 11pm. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Monday
W wind 13 to 18 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Seas around 3 ft.
Monday Night
W wind around 20 kt. A slight chance of showers before 1am. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday
W wind 19 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind around 21 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday
W wind 19 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind 15 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 10 to 13 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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Point Forecast: 33.21°N 79.14°W
Last Update: 12:21 pm EST Feb 7, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1pm EST Feb 7, 2016-6pm EST Feb 13, 2016
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