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Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday

A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
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Last Update: 706 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT SLOWLY CROSSES THE REGION TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL OVER NORTH CAROLINA ON THURSDAY...WITH A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING ALONG THE FRONT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHWEST FRIDAY.
  • Tonight SE winds 5 kt...becoming E late in the evening...then becoming N after midnight...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain in the morning. Freezing rain in the late morning and early afternoon. Snow and sleet in the afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu Night N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Snow likely early in the evening...then a chance of snow late in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
  • Fri N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sun W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
  • Mon SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm
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