Winter Travel Impacts from the Southern to the Northeast U.S.; Increasingly unsettled in the West

A winter Storm will continue to impact the Southern Plains to the Southeast, and to the Northeast into tonight. Snow packed and icy roads are creating hazardous travel conditions, and unusually cold temperatures and gusty winds are bringing chilly conditions into the farthest southern locations. Out west, a series of weather systems will bring heavy rain, mountain snows, and gusty winds.
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Last Update: 1230 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

12NM NE Duck Pier NC

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: ANZ600-180115- 1230 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... Low pressure tracks northeast along the coast as a cold front settles over the waters this afternoon and tonight. A second surge of arctic air pushes across the area tonight into Thursday. $$

This Afternoon
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of rain. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
N winds 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds...building to 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds after midnight, then subsiding to 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds late. Snow in the evening. A chance of snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early in the evening.
Thu
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft... Subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft... Subsiding to 2 to 3 ft late.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 1230 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018
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