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

3NM ENE Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Late
    Afternoon

    Slight Chc Showers

    SSE 21km/h
    < 1m
  • Tonight

    Showers

    SSE 18km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    Winds IncreasingWSW 24km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Decreasing Clouds

    Winds IncreasingW 37km/h
    1m
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    WSW 35km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WSW 23km/h
    < 1m
  • M.L.King
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingW 24km/h
    < 1m
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 23km/h
    < 1m
  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    WNW 18km/h
    < 1m

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: ANZ600-160915- 326 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 this evening into early Saturday morning. High pressure builds to the south of the region Sunday and Monday. $$

Late Afternoon
SSE wind around 21 km/h. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 m or less.
Tonight
SSE wind 14 to 18 km/h becoming WSW after midnight. Showers, mainly before 1am. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday
W wind 14 to 19 km/h becoming WSW 19 to 24 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. A slight chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers after 10am. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday Night
W wind 29 to 32 km/h increasing to 34 to 37 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday
WSW wind 32 to 35 km/h decreasing to 26 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Sunday Night
WSW wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 m or less.
M.L.King Day
W wind 16 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday Night
WNW wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday
WNW wind 14 to 18 km/h becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 m or less.

*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: 37.56°N 75.94°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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