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Storm system to bring winter weather from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system spinning over the central U.S. will set the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow will extend from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, marginal temps will lead to the possibility of a transition zone of sleet and freezing rain.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 930 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

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Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM

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.

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

  • SynopsisSURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST TO THE CAROLINA COAST TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE AGAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN UNITED STATES TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST AT MIDWEEK.
  • Tonight Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers after midnight.
  • Sunday Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers until early morning...then slight chance of light rain after midnight.
  • Monday North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet dominant period 5 seconds.
  • Monday Night Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 7 feet dominant period 3 seconds.
  • Tuesday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet dominant period 3 seconds.
  • Tuesday Night East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Wednesday East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain likely.
  • Wednesday Night Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain likely.
  • Thursday North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of light rain.
  • Thursday Night North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM
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