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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: 1015 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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Cape Cod Bay

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  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT...THEN STALL ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS BY DAYBREAK. A WEAK COASTAL LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL RIDE ALONG THE FRONT OVERNIGHT AND ON THU...BRINGING SNOW ACROSS THE WATERS. HIGH PRES WILL FOLLOW THU NIGHT AND FRI THEN SHIFT S OF THE WATERS ON SAT. A WEAKENING FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS EARLY SUNDAY. FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Overnight W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Snow and rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm...decreasing to 1 nm or less.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Snow likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Thu Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Fri Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sat SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun Night W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Mon W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon Night W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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