Hard freeze likely over the Deep South, inclement pattern expected over the west coast of the U.S. through the weekend

Very cold temperatures are likely to continue over the Deep South and Southeast U.S. into Thursday. A series of low pressure systems will bring abundant moisture to much of northern California and into the Pacific Northwest through the upcoming weekend. Locally heavy rain and strong winds will be likely along coastal locations, with heavy snow expected from Sierra to the Cascades.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to mid-line of lake. (LMZ080) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to mid-line of lake. (LMZ080)
Issued by: National Weather Service Northern Indiana
Last Update: 850 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018




Rest Of Today: Southwest winds to 30 kt. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.

Tonight: Southwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.

Friday: Southwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.

Friday Night: Southwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt late. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.

Saturday: Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

Saturday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south. Areas of fog. Chance of drizzle. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

Sunday: South winds 10 to 20 kt. Areas of fog. Chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

Monday: South winds to 30 kt. Rain likely. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.



Zone Forecast: Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to mid-line of lake. (LMZ080)

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