Strong Winds and Storms Across the East; Heavy Snow for the Pacific Northwest
The powerful spring storm will track eastward and focus showers, thunderstorms and strong winds across the eastern third of the country today. Another storm affecting the Pacific Northwest will bring accumulating snow to the region this weekend. For the central and southern High Plains, critical fire weather conditions through the weekend due to dry conditions and strong winds.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Marine Zone Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: AMZ100-020315- 1006 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Strong cold front approaches the Carolinas from the west today. Strong southwest winds will impact the waters ahead of the front with Gale Force conditions expected which may also lead to low water levels on the western portions of the tidal rivers. Conditions improve Sunday as the front pushes offshore and high pressure builds into the area. High pressure will remain in control through the middle of next week before the next potential front nears the area late in the week. $$
Rest Of Today
SW winds 25 to 30 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft this afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A slight chance of showers and tstms late.
SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Near shore, seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms in the evening.
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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|Last Update:||1006 AM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023|