Wintry precipitation and very cold temperatures in the east, unsettled weather likely from northern California to the Pacific Northwest

Accumulating snowfall will bring travel implications from the southeast U.S. to the Middle Atlantic, Northeast, and New England through Wednesday. Very cold temperatures will likely bring a hard freeze to portions of the Deep South into Thursday. A series of storm systems will bring the potential for heavy rain, strong winds, and mountain snowfall from northern California to the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 340 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ200-170415- 340 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure over the area will move offshore tonight. A cold front will cross the waters Wednesday, with light rain or snow expected late Wednesday. Arctic high pressure will build in Wednesday night and Thursday, likely bringing Small Craft Advisory conditions. The high will move off the coast and anchor there this weekend. $$

Tonight
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Wed
NW winds 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft, subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Fri Night
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
S winds 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
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Last Update: 340 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018
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