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Winter storm will bring variety of hazards to parts of southern, eastern U.S.

A cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of weather hazards from the southern Plains to New England on Wednesday. Rain is expected from Texas across parts of the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain possible along a band behind the cold front, which will move southeastward as the day progresses. Snow is expected from the southern Rockies to New England.
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Last Update: 932 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA

Marine Zone Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW. WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY SINK THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS SOUTH OF THE WATERS THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
  • Rest Of Today SW winds 10 kt...becoming N this afternoon. Waves 2 ft. Occasional rain.
  • Tonight N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. Rain.
  • Thu N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft. Snow... Sleet and freezing rain.
  • Thu Night N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft. Snow likely.
  • Fri N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft.
  • Sat W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sun S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA
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