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.
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Last Update: 931 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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10NM E Islip NY

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THURSDAY THROUGH

Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE EAST OF NEW ENGLAND THIS EVENING WILL GRADUALLY LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH THURSDAY...WHILE POLAR HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS EAST FROM THE MIDWEST. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY AFTERNOON. A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FRIDAY NIGHT AND PASS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING AS A DEVELOPING OCEAN STORM PASSES BY TO THE SOUTHEAST. STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS LATER SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN RETREAT TO THE NORTHEAST MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt...diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft in the evening...then 1 ft or less.
Fri
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less...then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 ft or less...then around 2 ft after midnight. Scattered snow showers after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...building to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Sun
NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft...then 1 ft or less.
Mon
W winds around 5 kt...becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less. A chance of snow through the night.
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Last Update: 931 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016
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