Very Cold with Snow and Ice Across the Central & Eastern States; Turning Unsettled in the Northwest

Well below normal temperatures, bitterly cold wind chills, and another round of snow and ice will impact the central and eastern U.S. through at least Tuesday. Wintry precipitation will extend as far south as Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, rain and wind will return to the Pacific Northwest, with locally heavy precipitation by mid-week.
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Last Update: 104 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

6NM ESE Pea Island Wildlife Sanctuary MR

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

Synopsis: AMZ100-161330- 104 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Cold High pressure will build north of the area through early in the week. A cold front will produce light snow on Wednesday and will push offshore Wednesday night, followed by high pressure building in from the west late in the week. $$

Rest Of Tonight
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less late.
Tue
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.
Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of rain.
Wed
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Rain likely or a chance of snow in the evening, then a slight chance of rain or snow after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Thu Night
W winds around 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 104 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018
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