Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend.
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Last Update: 331 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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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: A WARM FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED TO THE SOUTH THROUGH SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE WATERS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE MAY APPROACH THE WATERS DURING THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE NEEDED SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

Rest Of This Afternoon
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy drizzle. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less. Patchy drizzle. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 kt. Waves less than 1 ft. Rain likely.
Sun
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain.
Mon
E winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon and evening...then becoming NW after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely through the day...then a chance of rain through the night.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
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Last Update: 331 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017
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