Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Last Update: 1251 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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Charleston, SC Local Forecast Office

Charleston Harbor MR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: INLAND HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE AND STRENGTHEN SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH AND DEEPEN OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...THEN WILL MOVE AWAY TOWARD THE NORTHEAST SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA MONDAY. THEN...A DEEP TROUGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...BRINGING UNSEASONABLY COOL CONDITIONS TO THE AREA.

Rest Of Tonight
NE winds 10 kt.
Sat
N winds 15 kt. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Sat Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Sun
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain with a chance of snow in the morning...then a chance of rain with a slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Mon
W winds 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Mon Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tue
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 15 kt.
Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wed Night
W winds 15 kt. unless otherwise noted...waves 1 foot or less. charleston harbor water temperature...55 degrees.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...55 DEGREES.
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Last Update: 1251 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016
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