Significant Winter Weather in the Southern and Eastern U.S.

A wintry mix is expected this afternoon into tonight from the mid-Mississippi Valley into the mid-Atlantic and southern New England along a cold front. One or more waves of low pressure tracking east along this front will likely bring areas of heavy snow and significant ice from south Texas into the Carolinas Thursday night into Saturday morning.
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Last Update: 328 PM EST Wed Jan 19 2022

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

6NM SW Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH

Synopsis: ANZ600-200930- 328 PM EST Wed Jan 19 2022 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... High pressure remains offshore tonight. An strong cold front crosses the local waters Thursday then stalls along the southeast coast Thursday night. Weak low pressure develops along this front Thursday night into Friday with a potentially stronger low developing and tracking northeast late Friday into Saturday. $$

Through 7 Pm
SW winds 15 kt. Waves around 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt late in the morning, then becoming N 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then rain and snow in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves around 4 ft. Snow, mainly in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. A chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely, mainly in the morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
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Last Update: 328 PM EST Wed Jan 19 2022
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