Rain Continues in Texas; Chilly Temperatures from South Plains to Northeast

A persistent low pressure system and front along the Gulf Coast is producing persistent rain across much of Texas. Heavy rain, at times, in central Texas will exacerbate ongoing flooding. Meanwhile, cold fronts from Canada will continue to bring below to much below normal temperatures to much of the U.S., especially, in the Central and Northeast.
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Last Update: 704 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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6NM SW Chesapeake Light VA

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: ANZ600-201215- 704 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 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 remains offshore tonight. A strong cold front crosses the waters Saturday bringing the potential for gale force wind gusts Saturday night into Sunday. $$

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers.
Sat Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the late evening and early morning, then increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt late. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds, building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
Sun
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 704 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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