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: 938 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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8NM E Nags Head NC

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

Synopsis: AMZ100-172215- 938 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A cold front will cross the waters today. Low pressure will develop along the front offshore tonight. Both systems are forecast to produce snow across Eastern North Carolina today into tonight. High pressure will build in from the west Thursday through the weekend. $$

Rest Of Today
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. A slight chance of rain late this morning, then a chance of rain early this afternoon. A slight chance of rain and snow late.
Tonight
N winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 10 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain or snow or sleet likely in the evening, then a chance of snow after midnight.
Thu
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Thu Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 938 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018
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