Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south.
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Last Update: 946 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: AMZ200-101515- 946 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... A cold front has shifted south of the region, and high pressure will build southward on the lee side of the Appalachians through early next week. A strong low-pressure system along the Mississippi River on Wednesday will move across the Carolinas Thursday into Friday. $$

Overnight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain, mainly in the evening.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
Wed
E winds 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain through the night. Rain likely after midnight.
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Last Update: 946 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022
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