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: 328 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019
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Tonight: Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and early morning. Chance of showers in the late evening.

Sunday: North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Monday: East winds near 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the late morning and 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the night.

Wednesday: Southeast winds near 10 knots becoming south late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.

Wednesday Night: Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.

Thursday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.

Thursday Night: South winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. 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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