Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west.
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Last Update: 319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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15NM NW Hinchinbrook Island AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A front pushes across the Eastern Gulf by Wed morning becoming an open trough over the North Gulf Coast and Southeastern Alaska through Thu afternoon. High pressure expands over the Southern Gulf for Thu afternoon.

Tonight
NW wind 15 kt becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Wed
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed Night
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming E 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft.
Thu
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Thu Night
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Fri
NW wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sat Through Sun
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
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Last Update: 319 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018
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