Heavy Rain and Flood Threat Continues; Wintry Mix Extends from the Plains to the Northeast; and Snow in the West

Additional rainfall from the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley will enhance the threat for additional flash flooding and main stem river flooding. Areas of accumulating snow and ice are expected across portions of the Central Plains to the Northeast. The Western U.S. will mainly be cold with the threat for heavy snow across parts of northern California, the Great Basin and the central Rockies.
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Last Update: 716 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ200-230100- 716 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Strong high pressure builds across southern Quebec today as a wave of low pres tracks south of New Eng. The high moves east of Nova Scotia Friday with a series of frontal system sweeping the waters through the weekend. High pres builds over the waters early next week. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain this morning, then snow, rain and sleet likely this afternoon with vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow.
Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely with a chance of snow.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018
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