Wintry Weather In the West; Increasing Threat For Severe Thunderstorms In the South/Southeast Through Monday

In the West, locally heavy snow is expected in the mountains this weekend, along with cold and windy conditions more typical of February than March. Meanwhile, conditions will be conducive to severe thunderstorms this weekend in parts of the southern Plains and the lower MS Valley. By Monday, significant severe thunderstorms, including strong tornadoes, are possible in the Southeast.

Last Update: 630 PM EDT Sat Mar 17 2018

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

4NM ENE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

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Synopsis: ANZ600-181115- 630 PM EDT Sat Mar 17 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... A weak area of low pressure will pass across the area tonight, and move off the North Carolina coast early Sunday morning. High pressure builds back over the waters on Sunday. A stronger area of low pressure will move east from the Tennessee Valley on Monday, with a series of low pressure systems then intensifying off the mid Atlantic coast on Tuesday and again Wednesday into Thursday. $$

NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers early this evening. A slight chance of showers late this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
W winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
Tue Night
NE winds 20 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
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Last Update: 630 PM EDT Sat Mar 17 2018
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