Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south.
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Last Update: 934 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

11NM SSE Chincoteague VA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

Synopsis: ANZ600-101530- 934 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... High pressure remains centered north of the region through Sunday. A weak area of low pressure passes through the area late Sunday, then intensifies well offshore on Monday. $$

Overnight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Dominant period 13 seconds.
Sat
NE winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Mon
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Tue
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 934 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2022
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