Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Last Update: 929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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24NM S Annapolis MD

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FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TO START THE WEEKEND. GALES ARE LIKELY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...AND MAY PERSIST INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

Rest Of Today
NW winds 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 3 ft.
Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft... Building to 4 ft after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 5 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Waves 5 ft.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the evening...then becoming SE after midnight. Waves 3 ft...subsiding to 1 ft.
Mon
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow through the day...then snow likely through the night.
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Last Update: 929 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016
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