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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9NM E Currituck Beach Light MR

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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
N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tonight
NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the late evening and overnight. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Thu
SE winds 5 kt, becoming S early in the afternoon, then becoming NE late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Thu Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Fri
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 ft late. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Fri Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 7 ft late. Rain.
Sat
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
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Last Update: 1002 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018
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