Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather
Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
26NM ESE Newport RI
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
- Overnight NW wind around 29 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. A chance of snow, mainly before 4am. Seas around 5 ft.
- Saturday NW wind 26 to 28 kt, with gusts as high as 42 kt. A chance of snow, mainly before 8am. Seas around 5 ft.
- Saturday Night WNW wind 22 to 25 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Sunday WNW wind 12 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. A slight chance of snow after 5pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Sunday Night NW wind 9 to 13 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Snow, mainly after 1am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Monday ENE wind 16 to 19 kt becoming NNE 20 to 23 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
- Monday Night NNW wind 24 to 27 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 kt. Snow likely before 11pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
- Tuesday NNW wind 14 to 17 kt becoming NW 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
- Tuesday Night W wind 9 to 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 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.
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Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
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