Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west.
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Last Update: 716 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ200-211300- 716 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Persistent SW flow is expected through Wed. A cold front will cross the waters Wed night. Strong high pres builds to the north Thu as a wave of low pres tracks to the south. The high pres moves east of Nova Scotia Fri with a frontal system moving into the waters. Another high pres builds to the north Sat. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Areas of fog after midnight.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
Fri Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Rain likely.
Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sat Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of rain.
Sun
E winds around 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, except 2 to 4 ft at the outer harbor entrance. A chance of rain. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018
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