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: 304 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

13NM NNE Ocracoke NC

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY

Synopsis: AMZ100-270815- 304 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Strong low pressure passing west and north of the area tomorrow will drag a cold front through tonight. A strong coastal storm impacts the area Wednesday into Thursday. High pressure will build over the area Friday and Saturday. $$

Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this evening, then a chance of showers and tstms late this evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
Thu
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain or snow in the morning.
Thu Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft.
Sun
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Waves 1 ft or less, then 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 304 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021
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