Hard freeze likely over the Deep South, inclement pattern expected over the west coast of the U.S. through the weekend

Very cold temperatures are likely to continue over the Deep South and Southeast U.S. into Thursday. A series of low pressure systems will bring abundant moisture to much of northern California and into the Pacific Northwest through the upcoming weekend. Locally heavy rain and strong winds will be likely along coastal locations, with heavy snow expected from Sierra to the Cascades.
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Last Update: 302 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
Synopsis: PZZ200-182330- 302 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018 Synopsis for Southern Washington and Northern Oregon Coast A low pressure will remain parked off of the British Columbia coast today and Friday gradually weakening. Another low approaches from the northwest Friday night, and brings a frontal system across the waters late Saturday night and Sunday morning. A third low approaches from the west on Monday. $$

Today
SW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Combined seas 35 ft with a dominant period of 17 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Tonight
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt this evening. Wind waves S 6 ft at 7 seconds. W swell around 28 ft at 16 seconds, decreasing to around 22 ft at 15 seconds after midnight. Showers likely and a slight chance of tstms.
Fri
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves SW 5 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 19 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
Fri Night
W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves W 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 19 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
Sat
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 16 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
Sat Night
S wind 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. combined seas 16 to 22 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Rain.
Sun
W wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 17 to 24 ft.
Mon
S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 13 ft.
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Last Update: 302 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018
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