Heavy Rainfall Threat for Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley; Mild Temperatures for the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms with the risk for flash flooding from the Southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley develops on Tuesday. Moisture tracking into the Pacific Northwest will bring heavy lower elevation/coastal rain and mountain snow. Meanwhile, unseasonably warm temperatures continue for the eastern two-thirds of the country.
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Last Update: 337 AM EST Tue Feb 7 2023

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

11NM SSE Chincoteague VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: ANZ600-072130- 337 AM EST Tue Feb 7 2023 .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 over the area this morning before gradually moving offshore this afternoon and evening. A weak cold front crosses the waters Wednesday. South winds increase Thursday afternoon and evening ahead of a stronger cold front which crosses the local waters early Friday night. $$

Through 7 Am
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Today
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late in the morning, then becoming S early in the afternoon, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Wed Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly E swell. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Thu
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
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Last Update: 337 AM EST Tue Feb 7 2023
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