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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 7:39 am EST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH SHORT PERIOD WAVES UP TO 6 FEET THIS MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON. THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM BASED ON THE REAL TIME OCEAN FORECAST SYSTEM FROM TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9TH.
42 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PONCE INLET. 32 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT CANAVERAL. 27 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SEBASTIAN INLET. 19 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FORT PIERCE INLET. 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SAINT LUCIE INLET.
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