Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South.
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Last Update: 339 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: A complex area of low pressure and frontal system will move north through the eastern United States bringing the area a mix of wintry precipitation today into tonight. High pressure will build into the area for Thursday and Friday. Strong low pressure moving across the Great Lakes should bring mostly rain to the region for much of Saturday and Sunday. High pressure is forecast to return early next week.

Today
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a chance of snow or rain early this morning, then rain or snow late this morning and afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
SE winds around 15 kt, becoming SW late. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 5 seconds, becoming mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 6 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Thu
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a chance of rain early in the morning.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Fri
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
Fri Night
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
Sun
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain likely, mainly in the morning.
Sun Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 339 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019
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