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Nor'easter will impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S., with a nor'easter developing off the Gulf Coast on Tuesday and moving up the East Coast Tuesday night through early Thursday. The storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. This will likely impact those with Thanksgiving travel plans on Wed.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 338 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

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Lake Pontchartrain/Lake Maurepas

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisCOLD AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE GULF WATERS TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GULF STATES. A RE- ENFORCING COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF WATERS WEDNESDAY. LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE GULF STATES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.
  • Tonight Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Wednesday West winds 10 knots. Waves 2 feet dominant period 1 second.
  • Wednesday Night Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Thursday North winds 10 knots. Waves 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Thursday Night Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Friday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Friday Night South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Saturday South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
  • Saturday Night South winds near 10 knots. Waves 2 feet.
  • Sunday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
  • Sunday Night Southeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 2 feet.



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