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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Last Update: 201 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: PZZ700-182300- 201 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018 .Synopsis for the far southern California coast... At 1 AM, totally neutral pressure gradients resulted in light and variable winds. Onshore flow will increase today through Friday as a storm moves into the coastal waters. This will bring some gales and hazardous seas late Friday through Saturday. Weaker northwest winds and smaller swell will follow Sunday and Monday. $$

Today
Wind NW to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 4 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.
Tonight
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft after midnight. Swell W 6 to 9 ft at 18 seconds.
Fri
Wind NW 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Swell NW 8 to 11 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Fri Night
Wind NW 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 11 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Sat
Wind NW 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 12 ft dominant period 12 seconds.
Sat Night
Wind NW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Swell W 7 to 10 ft.
Sun
Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 5 to 8 ft.
Sun Night
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 6 ft.
Mon
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Swell W 2 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
Wind NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Swell W 1 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 201 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018
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