December Winter Storm Impacts the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

Heavy, accumulating snow continues to fall in western and northern North Carolina to southwest and southern Virginia. Wintry precipitation and some ice accretion is expected from northeast Georgia into central North Carolina, including Charlotte and Raleigh metro areas. Travel conditions may be hazardous to nearly impossible due to slick roads; and power outages are expected due to brisk winds.
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Last Update: 1241 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

35NM NE Atlantic City NJ

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure extending from the Great Lakes to the northeastern states early this morning will continue to slide to the east. Meanwhile, low pressure centered in northern Florida and southern Georgia will progress northeastward, strengthening as it passes across the coastal waters of the Carolinas today. The low is forecast to move out to sea tonight and Monday with high pressure following in its wake. A cold front is expected to drop down from the north on Tuesday night or Wednesday, with high pressure building southward from Quebec for Wednesday night and Thursday. Low pressure is anticipated to move from the lower Mississippi River Valley on Friday morning toward our region for Saturday.

This Afternoon
NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 ft or less, then 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Mon
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Mon Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt early in the evening. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
Wed
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wed Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 1241 PM EST Sun Dec 9 2018
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