Severe Weather Threat Continues Today; Heavy Snow Across Northern New England

A storm system moving across the Southern and Eastern states will bring severe thunderstorms to parts of South Texas and the Mid-Atlantic states today. To the north, this storm will bring heavy snow and strong winds to northern New England into Friday. A stronger storm system moving across the Southern tier may produce more widespread severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, this weekend.
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Last Update: 652 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ600-101115- 652 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020 .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... A strong cold front pushes off the coast this evening. Gusty west or northwest winds continue through Friday, as low pressure intensifies off the northern New England coast while high pressure slowly builds in from the west. The high moves off the Carolina coast Saturday afternoon. The next low pressure approaches from the west on Sunday and moves through the local area Sunday night. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Fri
W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming SW 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds, subsiding to 2 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds in the afternoon.
Sat Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 ft late. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sun Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Mon
S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers.
Mon Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Tue
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 652 PM EDT Thu Apr 9 2020
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