Coastal Storm Impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast; Weekend Rain May Hasten Midwest Flooding

A strengthening storm moving north along the East Coast will continue heavy rain across the Mid-Atlantic into southern New England into Friday while points further north and west will see some locally heavy snow and strong, potentially damaging, winds. In the Midwest, rainfall may worsen ongoing flooding this weekend. In the West, a Pacific front will bring rain and mountain snow Friday.
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43NM WNW Lewisetta VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Showers Likely

    W 20kt
    2-3ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers

    WNW 13kt
    1-2ft

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    WNW 12kt
    1ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    NW 8kt
    1ft
  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingSW 6kt
    1ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1ft
  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    Light Wind
    1ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    NNE 9kt
    1ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 9kt
    1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:32 am EDT Mar 22, 2019
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Mar 22, 2019-6pm EDT Mar 28, 2019

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: Low pressure will strengthen as it moves off to the northeast tonight through Friday night. High pressure will return for the weekend before low pressure and its associated cold front impact the waters early next week. A Gale Warning may be needed for portions of the waters late Friday night into Saturday morning. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be needed later Saturday into Saturday night.

Today
W wind 17 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 9 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 10 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 5 to 8 kt. Clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW around 6 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind 5 to 9 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday
NNE wind around 9 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 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: 38.35°N 77.26°W
Last Update: 1:32 am EDT Mar 22, 2019
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Mar 22, 2019-6pm EDT Mar 28, 2019
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