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: 428 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

27NM NE Atlantic City NJ

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure will weaken across the area today. A low pressure system and front will approach from the Great Lakes region tonight. Another low will develop off the coast and affect the weather tonight and early Wednesday. More high pressure will build towards the area late this week and remain for the weekend.

Today
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tonight
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds. a chance of rain late in the evening. Rain after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 11 seconds. rain in the morning. Snow likely. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm until late afternoon.
Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds. light freezing spray in the late evening and overnight.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray in the morning.
Thu Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 428 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018
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