Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South.
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Last Update: 826 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

2NM W Sanibel FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A weak and diffuse front near Tampa Bay and the Gulf waters to the west meanders in place through tonight then lifts north Wednesday as a warm front. Atlantic high pressure begins to build in across Florida to the Gulf of Mexico during Wednesday and settles in for the rest of the week. Sea fog offshore this afternoon is expected to drift into the coastal waters later tonight and early Wednesday morning.

Rest Of Tonight
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or less.
Wednesday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday Night
South winds around 5 knots then becoming east around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday Night
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 826 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019
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