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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region on Friday and into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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Last Update: 1017 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Charles Light VA to NC VA border out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...


  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFF THE CAROLINA COAST TODAY...PUSHING NORTHEAST TONIGHT. A MORE POTENT LOW WILL STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS INTO THE REGION SUNDAY...SLIDING OFFSHORE THROUGH MID WEEK.
  • Rest Of Today NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
  • Tonight N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the evening.
  • Sat N winds 15 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the morning...then rain in the afternoon.
  • Sat Night N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Rain until early morning...then a chance of rain late.
  • Sun NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts to around 40 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A chance of rain early in the morning.
  • Sun Night NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon Night W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Tue W winds 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Charles Light VA to NC VA border out 20 nm
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