Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions.
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Last Update: 712 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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18NM SE Pea Island Wildlife Sanctuary MR

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH

Synopsis: AMZ100-141215- 712 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will extend over the waters this evening, then low pressure will pass north of the region tonight. A cold front will cross the region late Thursday. Low pressure will pass near the coast Friday. High pressure will build over the area this weekend. $$

Tonight
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Thu
W winds 25 to 35 kt early, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. dominant period 8 seconds.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
Fri Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 712 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
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