Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 209 AM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: PZZ500-182230- 209 AM PST Fri Jan 18 2019 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A very large long period west swell will continue to impact the coastal waters and the Monterey Bay today. While swells will continue to diminish today, squared seas will maintain hazardous conditions across the coastal waters, especially near harbor entrances and the San Francisco Bar. Conditions will improve tonight and into the weekend as the swells continue to diminish. $$

Today
W winds around 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 17 ft at 15 seconds.
Tonight
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. A chance of rain.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
Martin Luther King Jr Day
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
Tue
N winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 209 AM PST Fri Jan 18 2019
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