Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 900 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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15NM E New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

Synopsis: A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN U.S. WILL SHIFT EAST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND GULF COAST STATES MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT PUSHING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE NORTHERN GULF AND BE REINFORCED DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK.

Rest Of Tonight
Variable winds 5 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
Sunday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 1 second.
Tuesday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east late in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
Wednesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thursday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
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Last Update: 900 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016
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