Tracking Three Storms with Widespread Impacts this Week

A winter storm will bring snow and some ice to the Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast today while strong thunderstorms will be possible in portions of Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Additional heavy mountain snow and gusty winds will continue in the Southwest from a second storm. A third storm will bring heavy coastal rain and mountain snow to California and the Northwest tonight into Friday.
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Last Update: 402 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Ocean City Inlet MD

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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ600-270930- 402 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021 .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... Low pressure pushes farther out to sea through tonight. Another area of low pressure tracks south of the local area and off the coast late Wednesday into Thursday morning. High pressure builds into and across the region Thursday night through Saturday. $$

Through 7 Pm
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Areas of fog in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft late. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thu
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Seas around 5 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in the late morning and afternoon. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Thu Night
NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 402 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021
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