Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Last Update: 629 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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16NM NE Lewisetta VA

Marine Zone Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN FOR TODAY INTO SUNDAY BEFORE LOW PRESSURE POSSIBLY IMPACTS THE WATERS MONDAY AND TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TOWARD THE WATERS DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

Today
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Tonight
W winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft.
Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
Sun Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain or snow likely.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain or snow in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... Building to 4 ft after midnight.
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Last Update: 629 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016
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