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

9NM ENE Nags Head NC

Marine Zone Forecast

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

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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of showers late this evening.
Wed
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of rain.
Wed Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain after midnight.
Thu
NW winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, except 6 to 8 ft near shore. Dominant period 6 seconds. Rain likely or a chance of snow in the morning.
Thu Night
NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
Fri
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Sat
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 304 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021
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