Powerful Nor'easter To Impact The Northeast U.S. And New England Through Thursday

A rapidly intensifying storm system will bring very strong winds, heavy rainfall, rough surf, beach erosion, and tidal flooding from the Northeast U.S. to New England through Thursday. The strong winds may bring down trees, power lines, and cause power outages. Rough surf combined with high astronomical tides will lead to minor to moderate tidal flooding.
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Last Update: 1007 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

31NM NE Atlantic City NJ

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: A coastal low pressure system will continue to intensify as it moves northeast toward New England tonight. As this low moves through the Canadian Maritimes on Friday, high pressure will approach our area from the Ohio River Valley. This high is expected to move across the Mid-Atlantic area Friday night, then offshore Saturday. An area of low pressure may slip by to our south late Sunday and Monday, followed by another frontal system by mid week.

Overnight
W winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming 30 to 35 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft dominant period 8 seconds, subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds late. A chance of rain late this evening and early morning, then a slight chance of showers late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late this evening.
Thu
W winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft dominant period 8 seconds.
Thu Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the NW with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Sun
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of showers.
Mon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon Night
S winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. Showers likely.
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Last Update: 1007 PM EDT Wed Oct 16 2019
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