Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England.
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Last Update: 103 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

9NM E Currituck Beach Light MR

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: ANZ600-130215- 103 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017 .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 strong cold front will cross the waters this afternoon, with markedly colder temperatures surging into the area for tonight and Wednesday. Another cold front will cross late Thursday. Low pressure will pass near the coast Friday. High pressure will build over the area this weekend. $$

This Afternoon
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds late.
Tonight
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds... Building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 6 seconds in the late evening and overnight.
Wed
W winds 25 to 30 kt...diminishing to 20 to 25 kt late. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Wed Night
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... Subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 103 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017
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