Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1025 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019




Rest Of Today: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

Tonight: Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

Sunday: North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 6 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Monday: East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Monday Night: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers.

Tuesday: East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.

Tuesday Night: East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.

Wednesday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.

Wednesday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)

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