Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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Last Update: 1002 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ600-130415- 1002 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure builds over the area during the day today. A complex area of low pressure approaches from the southwest on Friday and crosses the area this weekend. $$

Rest Of Today
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tonight
W winds 5 kt, becoming S in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 5 to 6 ft after midnight. Rain.
Sat
S winds 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.
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Last Update: 1002 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018
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