Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains.
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Last Update: 1250 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

4NM ENE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: ANZ600-181815- 1250 AM EST Tue Jan 18 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 slowly builds in from the southwest through midweek. Another cold front crosses the waters Wednesday night into Thursday, with strong high pressure building in from the northwest on Friday. $$

Rest Of Tonight
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Tue
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
Tue Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves around 2 ft.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Thu
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the afternoon.
Thu Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. Rain and snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
N winds 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of snow. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain and snow after midnight.
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Last Update: 1250 AM EST Tue Jan 18 2022
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