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: 647 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: AMZ200-181930- 647 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure over the lower Mississippi Valley will slowly move east, reaching the Southeast coast late Saturday, then moving offshore Sunday. A cold front will approach from the west Monday night. $$

Today
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft this afternoon.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
W winds 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 ft, then 1 to 2 ft.
Mon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 647 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018
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