Tracking Three Storms with Widespread Impacts this Week

A winter storm will bring snow and some ice to the Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast today while strong thunderstorms will be possible in portions of Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Additional heavy mountain snow and gusty winds will continue in the Southwest from a second storm. A third storm will bring heavy coastal rain and mountain snow to California and the Northwest tonight into Friday.
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Last Update: 236 PM PST Tue Jan 26 2021

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: PZZ600-270530- 236 PM PST Tue Jan 26 2021 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 22Z, or 2 PM PST, a 1026 MB high pressure center was located about 1000 NM southwest of Point Conception. A 983 MB low was located 350 NM west of Seattle, with a cold front extending southward. Strong west to northwest winds will diminish across the waters today, and become southerly and gusty as the next low pressure system approaches. Gale to Storm Force winds and hazardous seas will develop over the northern waters tonight, lasting through Wednesday. $$

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
Wed
SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft dominant period 14 seconds. Chance of rain.
Wed Night
SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
Thu
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain.
Thu Night
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 35 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 5 to 6 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Rain.
Fri
S winds 10 to 20 kt early, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
Sat
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 236 PM PST Tue Jan 26 2021
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