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Winter storm bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain from lower Miss. Valley to Northeast

A strong cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring heavy snow from parts of the Ohio Valley to the Northeast on Thursday, with rain, freezing rain and sleet possible from parts of the lower Mississippi Valley across the Southeast to the southern Mid-Atlantic. Snowfall totals of 5-10 inches are possible for some areas. Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect from Texas to Nantucket.
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Last Update: 1122 AM EST THU MAR 5 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 WILL SLOWLY DROP SOUTH OF THE AREA THIS MORNING AS A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS ALONG THE FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST FRIDAY...REMAINING IN THE VICINITY DURING THE WEEKEND.
  • This Afternoon N winds 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain. Sleet and freezing rain early in the afternoon. Sleet...snow and freezing rain late. Vsby one half mile or less late.
  • Tonight N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Snow...sleet and freezing rain early in the evening...then snow in the late evening and early morning. Vsby one half mile or less...increasing to 1 to 3 nm in the late evening and early morning.
  • 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 3 to 4 ft... Subsiding to 2 ft after midnight.
  • Sat W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 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.
  • Mon Night W 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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