High Winds and Blizzard Conditions in the Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in Southern California

A powerful winter storm will continue to bring widespread impacts to the central U.S. today. Blizzard conditions will continue across portions of the east-central and northern Plains while high winds to 65 mph will continue over portions of the west-central and northern Plains into this evening. Gusty offshore winds will drive several days of critical fire weather in southern California.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Late
    Afternoon

    Slight Chc Showers

    SSE 11kt
    1ft
  • Tonight

    Showers

    SSE 10kt
    1ft
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    Winds IncreasingWSW 14kt
    1-2ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Decreasing Clouds

    W 21kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    WSW 20kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 12kt
    1-2ft
  • M.L.King
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    W 13kt
    1-2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 13kt
    1-2ft
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    WNW 12kt
    1-2ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:58 am EST Jan 15, 2021
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 15, 2021-6pm EST Jan 22, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-160715- 104 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021 .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 cold front crosses the area later today into early Saturday morning. High pressure builds to the south of the region Sunday and Monday. $$

Late Afternoon
SSE wind around 11 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind around 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Showers, mainly before 1am. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
W wind 8 to 11 kt becoming WSW 11 to 14 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers after 10am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind 17 to 21 kt. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
WSW wind around 12 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
M.L.King Day
W wind 11 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
WNW wind around 13 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
WNW wind 9 to 12 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 37.55°N 76°W
Last Update: 6:58 am EST Jan 15, 2021
Forecast Valid: 4pm EST Jan 15, 2021-6pm EST Jan 22, 2021
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