A Major Coastal Storm For The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic This Weekend

A major storm is expected intensify over the weekend along the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic coasts and deliver a number of weather impacts. Heavy rain and flooding is possible across eastern North Carolina. High wind warnings are in effect from eastern North Carolina into southeast Virginia, may produce power outages. Also, a variety of marine hazards are in effect, including coastal flooding concerns.
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Last Update: 1219 PM EST Fri Nov 15 2019

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

27NM NE Atlantic City NJ

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: A cold front will cross our area tonight, then strong high pressure across the Great Lakes will build to our north Saturday and Sunday. Low pressure develops off the Southeast coast Friday, then slowly moves east northeastward over the weekend. This storm tracks well offshore of our area Sunday night and Monday. Another storm may track northeastward off the Carolina coast around Wednesday followed by high pressure arriving on Thursday.

This Afternoon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late in the evening, then increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight, becoming NE 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt late. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Sat
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Sat Night
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 10 seconds. a chance of rain after midnight.
Sun
NE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the evening.
Mon
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. A chance of rain.
Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Tue Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 1219 PM EST Fri Nov 15 2019
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