Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditons, Heavy Snow and Ice through Saturday

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and parts of the Northeast. The greatest freezing rain/glaze accumulations are forecast from the central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 901 PM PST Fri Jan 17 2020

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST SATURDAY...
Synopsis: A warm front will move across the waters tonight with a strong cold front after midnight through daybreak Sat. Winds ease some Sat night and Sun, then active weather looks to continue through at least mid next week.

Rest Of Tonight
SE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming S 30 to 35 kt with gusts around 45 kt after midnight. Brief gusts to 50 kt possible late overnight. Combined seas 16 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain.
Sat
S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts around 45 kt becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts around 30 kt in the morning. Brief gusts to 50 kt possible early morning. Combined seas 19 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds, subsiding to 14 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
Sat Night
S wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves S 6 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 13 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain.
Sun
SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SE 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 11 ft at 14 seconds. Secondary swell SW 6 ft at 9 seconds. Rain likely.
Sun Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SE 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of rain.
Mon
S wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 10 ft. Chance of rain.
Mon Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 11 ft. Rain.
Tue
S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. W swell 18 ft.
Wed
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 12 ft.
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Last Update: 901 PM PST Fri Jan 17 2020
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