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000 FXUS61 KBOX 261157 AFDBOX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 655 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 .SYNOPSIS... A HISTORIC WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING. DRIER WEATHER FOLLOWS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THURSDAY...BUT LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SNOW THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. VERY COLD AIR LIKELY FOLLOWS FOR NEXT WEEKEND. && .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING/... 655 AM UPDATE... VERY COLD AIRMASS IN PLACE EARLY THIS MORNING WITH TEMPS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO MIDDLE TEENS....EXCEPT THE CAPE AND ISLANDS WHERE IT WAS IN THE 20S. THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE COASTAL FRONT THAT WILL SET UP INTO TUESDAY. RADAR SHOWING SOME LIGHT RETURNS SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS...BUT AIRMASS IS QUITE DRY SO PRECIP NOT REACHING THE GROUND. SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS/FLURRIES BREAK OUT LATER THIS MORNING SOUTH OF THE PIKE...BUT THE STEADIER SNOW WILL WAIT UNTIL THE AFTERNOON. EXCEPTION MIGHT BE THE EASTERN MA COAST...WHERE OCEAN EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOP WITH COLD NORTHEAST FLOW. PREVIOUS DISCUSSION: MODEST AND COLD HIGH PRES SETTLES ACROSS QC AND NRN NEW ENGLAND TODAY. WITH DRIER AND COLDER AIR GRADUALLY PULLING N. HOWEVER...IT IS THANKS TO THIS BLOCK...AND THE COLDER AIR IN PLACE THAN THERE WAS WITH THE WEEKEND STORM...THAT WILL ALLOW LOW PRES...NEWLY DEVELOPING OFF THE VA/NC COASTLINE TO RAPIDLY DEEPEN AND SLOW AS IT APPROACHES THE BENCHMARK BY THIS EVENING. ALTHOUGH LIGHT ECHOS ARE ALREADY APPARENT S OF LI THIS MORNING...THE DRY AIR IN PLACE WHERE DWPT DEPRESSIONS OF 10-15F WILL LIKELY KEEP MUCH OF THE INITIAL ECHOS FROM REACHING THE SFC...LOCKING THE COLDER AIR IN PLACE...AND HOLDING OFF SNOWFALL UNTIL MAINLY THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. QPF IS LIGHT DURING THIS TIME...SO ANY ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD GENERALLY BE A COUPLE INCHES OR LESS. THE ONLY CAVEAT THOUGH...IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SLIGHTLY HEAVIER SNOWS ALONG AND NEAR THE E COAST OF MA. THIS WILL BE THE RESULT OF OCEAN EFFECT SNOWFALLS...DEVELOPING OFF OF THE COLD GULF OF MAINE AS WINDS SHIFT TO THE NE. THIS MAY ENHANCE SNOWFALL RATES DURING THE EARLIER COMMUTE AHEAD OF THE IMPENDING STORM...SO AREAS IN THE BOS METRO AND N AND S SHORES WILL NEED TO BE WATCHED THROUGH THE MORNING AS MESOSCALE GUIDANCE SHOWS THESE SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING NOT LONG AFTER SUNRISE. && .SHORT TERM /6 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY/... *** POTENTIALLY HISTORIC WINTER STORM RAMPS UP TONIGHT *** * BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED * UP TO 2 FEET OF SNOW FOR MANY AREAS WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE * DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY COAST ESP CAPE/ISLANDS...GUSTS 60 TO 75 MPH * POCKETS OF MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE ALONG THE EASTERN MA COAST OVERVIEW... CONFIDENCE REMAINS HIGH FOR A HISTORICAL BLIZZARD IMPACTING SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND BEGINNING LATE IN THE DAY TODAY. HOWEVER...THAT DOES NOT MEAN THERE ARE NOT SOME MESOSCALE DIFFERENCES WHICH WILL NEED TO BE MONITORED AS WE APPROACHES. AT ISSUE AT THIS POINT...ARE DIFFERENCES IN THE FINAL LOW PRES DEPTH PRIOR TO THE OCCLUSION PROCESS RANGING FROM 978 HPA ON THE NAM/CMC TO 984 ON THE GFS. AT ODDS ALSO...IS THE LIKELIHOOD OF TWO DISTINCT BANDED SNOW FEATURES...THE FIRST...A LONG AND SIGNIFICANT DEFORMATION/F-GEN BAND STRETCHING FROM COASTAL MAIN INTO INTERIOR SRN NEW ENGLAND...THE TIP OF WHICH COULD RANGE ANYWHERE FROM THE CT VALLEY TO METRO-WEST AND THE MERRIMACK VALLEY. AVAILABLE WRF OUTPUTS ARE IN DISAGREEMENT HERE...WITH THE NMM FURTHER W WITH THE HEAVIER BANDING...WHILE THE ARW IS SUGGESTING THE E. THE OTHER AREA WILL LIKELY BE FORM CENTRAL RI THROUGH ABOUT THE S SHORE/BOS METRO OF MASS AS A COASTAL FRONT DEVELOPS AND WAVERS INLAND. SO IT IS LIKELY THAT THERE WILL ACTUALLY BE TWO BULLSEYES OF SNOW TOTALS TO WATCH...WHERE STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IS LIKELY TO EXCEED 2 FT. FINALLY...THIS BANDING LOCATION WILL LIKELY BE DEPENDENT ON FINAL TRACK...WHICH ARE STILL IN SOME MESO-SCALE DISPUTE WITH THE GFS REMAINING MORE PROGRESSIVE AND OUTSIDE THE 40/70 BENCHMARK WHILE THE ECWMF/NAM ARE JUST INSIDE AND MUCH SLOWER...STALLING THE LOW PRES ONLY ABOUT 50 NM SE OF ACK. THEREFORE...THE BANDING AND AXIS OF 2.5-3.0 INCH TOTAL QPF AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY TO WAVER A BIT...AND WILL NEED TO BE UPDATED AS THE EVENT IS UNFOLDING. WILL TRY TO SHOW THIS TWO-BULLSEYE SNOWFALL SOMEWHAT WITH THIS UPDATE...BUT GIVEN THAT THIS WILL BE HIGH IMPACT STORM ACROSS ALL OF SRN NEW ENGLAND WHOLESALE CHANGES WILL NOTE BE MADE. DETAILS/IMPACTS... PRECIP TYPE... MODELS CONTINUE TO INDICATE THE CHANCE OF A CHANGEOVER TO RAIN BRIEFLY ESPECIALLY FOR ACK...WITH THE H92 0C LINE INCHING CLOSE /BUT STAYING MAINLY S WITH THE 00Z RUNS/. NAM IS COLDEST WHILE ECMWF REMAINS THE COLDEST OF THE OPERATIONAL MODELS. GIVEN THE SLIGHT COOLING SHIFT OF RECENT RUNS AND EXAMINING BUFKIT PROFILES AND BASED ON IMPACT POTENTIAL...WILL BE UPGRADING ACK TO A WINTER STORM WATCH THIS THIS UPDATE...AS INITIAL SNOW...FOLLOWED BY BACK END AFTER THE POTENTIAL CHANGEOVER...COULD STILL EXCEED WARNING CRITERIA. TOTAL SNOWFALL/BLIZZARD... AS MENTIONED ABOVE..WE ARE ALREADY NOTING SOME POTENTIAL FOR OCEAN EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TO BE POTENTIALLY IMPACTING PORTIONS OF THE N AND S SHORES /BOS METRO ALSO/ AROUND THE TIME OF AFTERNOON RUSH. GIVEN THE STORM PREP...IT/S POSSIBLE MORE COULD BE ON THE ROAD. THEREFORE...MAY ACTUALLY SEE SOME MODEST ACCUMULATIONS BEFORE THE MAIN PRECIP SHIELD MOVES UP FROM THE SW BETWEEN 18Z AND 00Z. BY 00Z IT SHOULD BE SNOWING...ALTHOUGH LIGHTLY TO START PRETTY MUCH ACROSS ALL OF SRN NEW ENGLAND WITH ANY TOTALS LIKELY FALLING BELOW AN INCH OR TWO. AS STATED THERE IS THE LIKELIHOOD OF TWO BANDING LOCATIONS...ONE FROM TYPICAL MID-LVL DEFORMATION AND NEGATIVE EPV...WITH THE OTHER CLOSER TO THE SFC INVOF OF THE COASTAL FRONT ACROSS RI-SE MA OR NEAR THE I-95 CORRIDOR. WHILE NAILING THESE DOWN IS DIFFICULT ALMOST 24 HOURS OUT...MESOSCALE MODELS DO AT THE VERY LEAST INDICATE THAT WITHIN EITHER OF THESE BANDS...DENDRITIC GROWTH WILL LIKELY BE NEAR A MAXIMUM AND WITH BANDS OF VERY NEGATIVE EPV...2-3 IN/HR SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WITHIN EITHER OF THESE BANDS ARE LIKELY BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING WELL INTO THE DAY ON TUE AS THESE BANDS SLOWLY PIVOT AND BEGIN A SLOW SHIFT TO THE E. GIVEN THE SLOW MOVEMENT...THIS ALSO SUGGESTS THAT SOME AREAS COULD SEE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF ABOUT A FOOT IN 6 HOURS OR EVEN LESS. THEREFORE...FEEL THE MENTION OF 2+ FT OF TOTAL SNOWFALL ACROSS INTERIOR TO E MA/RI AND EVEN NRN CT IS POSSIBLE...WITH A FEW SPOTS APPROACHING 3 FT NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. REGARDING THE BLIZZARDS...BUFKIT MIXING PROFILES STILL SUPPORT WINDS NEAR BLIZZ CRITERIA ALONG WITH THIS POTENTIALLY HEAVY SNOW BANDS WITHIN THE CURRENT BLIZZARD WARNINGS...SO NOT PLANNING ON MAKING ANY ADJUSTMENTS AT THIS TIME. WITH THE CHANCE FOR LOWER SN RATIOS NEARER TO THE COASTAL FRONT LOCATIONS...COLOCATED WITH THE STRONGER WINDS...WILL HAVE TO WATCH PORTIONS OF SE MA /PARTICULARLY NEAR THE COAST/ FOR THE HIGHER LIKELIHOOD OF DAMAGE/POWER OUTAGES. HIGHER RATIOS FURTHER INLAND /COLDER AIR/ ARE EXPECTED. IT APPEARS OCEAN ENHANCEMENT WILL LIKELY DELAY THE END TIME ESPECIALLY FOR PORTIONS OF THE S SHORE...SE MA AND E RI LATE TUE INTO WED...WHICH MAY SNOW UNTIL AFTER NOON ON WED. HOWEVER...BY TUE NIGHT...EXPECT SLOWLY DIMINISHING SNOWFALL RATES FROM W TO E. WINDS... GFS HAS BACKED DOWN A BIT ON THE LLJ...NOW SUPPORTING 65 KT AT H92 FROM SRN RI THROUGH BOS AND POINTS SE. HOWEVER...NAM/ECMWF CONTINUE LEAN CLOSER TO 70-80 KT. BUFKIT MIXING PROFILES SUPPORT AT LEAST 75-80 PERCENT OF THIS MOMENTUM BEING MIXED ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO THE COASTLINES. THEREFORE...CAN STILL SUPPORT WIND GUSTS APPROACHING HURRICANE VELOCITY NEAR THE SHORE...PARTICULARLY THE OUTER ARM OF CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET ALTHOUGH THIS TAPERS INLAND...STILL COULD SEE SOME WIND GUSTS 50-60 MPH AS FAR INLAND AS RI AND THE I-95 CORRIDOR. AS MENTIONED ABOVE...WHERE THIS COINCIDES WITH LOWER RATIO /MORE WATER LADEN/ SNOW...COULD PRODUCE MORE TREE DAMAGE AND THEREFORE POTENTIALLY MORE POWER OUTAGES. COASTAL FLOODING... FOR MORE ON THIS...PLEASE SEE THE COASTAL FLOODING SECTION BELOW. && .LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY/... LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS SHOULD COME TO AN END WED MORNING ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN NEW ENGLAND AS POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE LIFTS INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES. A FEW OCEAN EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS MAY LINGER INTO THE AFTERNOON OR PERHAPS EARLY EVENING ACROSS THE CAPE AND ISLANDS. OTHERWISE...PARTIAL SUNSHINE DEVELOPS AS THE DAY WEARS ON ACROSS THE REGION. IT WILL REMAIN COLD AND BREEZY WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 20S. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN WED NIGHT AND WITH DEEP SNOW PACK IN PLACE/DIMINISHING WIND SOME OUTLYING LOCATIONS SHOULD FALL BELOW ZERO. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE QUICKLY MOVES IN FROM THE WEST THU NIGHT AND FRI. THIS SYSTEM WON/T COMPARE TO WHAT WE WILL SEE OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS...BUT SHORTWAVE LOOKS FAIRLY IMPRESSIVE. IF THE ENERGY ENDS UP GOING NORTH OF US WILL JUST HAVE A ROUND OF SNOW SHOWERS. A TRACK TO OUR SOUTH WOULD RESULT IN ACCUMULATING SNOW. IT REMAINS UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME BUT SOMETHING WILL HAVE TO WATCH. BEHIND THAT SYSTEM A SHOT OF VERY COLD AIR WILL FOLLOW FOR NEXT WEEKEND WITH WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPS. && .AVIATION /12Z MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... FORECASTER CONFIDENCE LEVELS... LOW...LESS THAN 30 PERCENT. MODERATE...30 TO 60 PERCENT. HIGH...GREATER THAN 60 PERCENT. SHORT TERM...THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... THROUGH 21Z TODAY...HIGH CONFIDENCE IN TRENDS...LOWER CONFIDENCE IN TIMING. MVFR CIGS ALREADY DEVELOPING WITH COLD NORTHEAST WINDS BLOWING OFF THE OCEAN. ACROSS THE REST OF THE REGION...VFR REMAINS THROUGH ABOUT 15Z THIS MORNING...AT WHICH POINT A SLOW DIP WITH MVFR CIGS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE IN FROM THE S. SNOWS MAINLY HOLD OFF UNTIL ABOUT 18-21Z...BUT SOME OCEAN EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL LIKELY BREAK OUT EARLIER ALONG THE EASTERN MA COAST. TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...HIGH CONFIDENCE. SIGNIFICANT STORM IS EXPECTED. CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT BEGIN TO DIP FROM MVFR TO VLIFR WITH THE LIKELIHOOD OF AIRPORTS REACHING MINIMUMS DURING THE EARLY MORNING TUE. THIS WILL BE THE RESULT OF HEAVY-BLOWING SNOW WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF SOME AIRPORTS SEEING 2-3 INCH OR MORE PER HOUR SNOWFALL RATES. THIS WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH VERY STRONG WINDS...40-50 MPH INLAND AT TIMES...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR 70-80 MPH WINDS ESPECIALLY NEAR CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS. ASIDE FROM THIS...LLWS IS LIKELY AS WINDS AT 2KFT ARE LIKELY TO REACH 70-80 KT. KBOS TAF...HIGH CONFIDENCE IN TAF TRENDS...LOWER CONFIDENCE IN EXACT TIMING. KBDL TAF...HIGH CONFIDENCE IN TAF TRENDS...LOWER CONFIDENCE IN EXACT TIMING. OUTLOOK /WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... WEDNESDAY...MODERATE TO HIGH CONFIDENCE. CONDITIONS IMPROVE TO VFR FROM WEST TO EAST...ALTHOUGH MVFR CIGS MAY LINGER CAPE/ISLANDS. NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...MODERATE CONFIDENCE. ANOTHER ROUND OF MVFR- IFR CONDITIONS IN SOME SNOW SOMETIME THU NIGHT AND/OR FRI. && .MARINE... FORECASTER CONFIDENCE LEVELS... LOW...LESS THAN 30 PERCENT. MODERATE...30 TO 60 PERCENT. HIGH...GREATER THAN 60 PERCENT. SHORT TERM /THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/...HIGH CONFIDENCE. *** POWERFUL STORM PRODUCE LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS *** A RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE UP THE COAST...SLOWING NEAR SOUTHEAST NEW ENGLAND THROUGH TOMORROW. THIS WILL GENERATE WIND GUSTS OF 55-65 KT OUT OF THE NE. EXPECT SEAS TO APPROACH 30 FT OVER THE E WATERS AS WELL. HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNINGS CONTINUE FOR THE OPEN WATERS...WITH STORM WARNINGS CLOSER TO THE SHORE. IT IS ENCOURAGED THAT MARINERS RETURN TO PORT BY THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS IMPROVE SOMEWHAT TUE NIGHT INTO WED...ALTHOUGH A PERIOD OF GALES ARE POSSIBLE UNTIL CONDITIONS DROP DOWN TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THRESHOLDS. OUTLOOK /WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/... WEDNESDAY...MODERATE TO HIGH CONFIDENCE. ANY LEFT OVER GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS EARLY IN THE MORNING WILL QUICKLY DIMINISH TO SMALL CRAFT LEVELS. SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO LOWER BUT STILL REMAIN WELL ABOVE SMALL CRAFT THRESHOLDS ACROSS THE EASTERN WATERS. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...MODERATE CONFIDENCE. HIGH PRESSURE NEARBY WILL KEEP WINDS/SEAS BELOW SMALL CRAFT THRESHOLDS THU INTO EARLY FRI. DEPENDING ON THE TRACK OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SEE SCA CONDITIONS DEVELOP LATER FRI OR FRI NIGHT. && .TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING... *** A PERIOD OF HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE TUE AM *** SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED DURING THE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE ALONG THE MASSACHUSETTS EAST COAST. HIGH TIDE OCCURS BETWEEN 4 AND 6 AM ALONG MOST OF THE COASTLINE. IN BOSTON HIGH TIDE IS AT 430 AM. WE WILL CONTINUE WITH THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE TUESDAY AM HIGH TIDE AND HAVE KEPT THE WATCH IN PLACE FOR THE TUESDAY LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. FOR THE TUESDAY AM HIGH TIDE...ANTICIPATE THE STORM SURGE TO BE 3 TO 3.5 FEET AND STILL RISING TO POSSIBLY 3.5 TO 4 FEET BY THE TIME OF THE LATER TUESDAY MORNING LOW TIDE. BY THE TUESDAY EARLY AM HIGH TIDE...ANTICIPATE SEAS TO HAVE BUILT TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 FEET JUST OFFSHORE...HIGHEST EAST OF CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET. NE SURFACE WINDS ANTICIPATED TO BE GUSTING BETWEEN 50 AND 60 KT BY THE TIME OF THE EARLY TUESDAY AM HIGH TIDE. THESE SEAS WILL BE HIGH TO SPLASH OVER SEAS WALLS FOR OVERWASH TO BE AN ISSUE IN THOSE PLACES TYPICALLY PRONE TO IT. SEVERE BEACH EROSION IS LIKELY IN A FEW SPOTS GIVEN THE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS...WAVE RUNUP AND STRONG WAVE ACTION. THIS IS A STORM THAT COULD PRODUCE ONE OR MORE NEW INLETS ALONG EXPOSED EAST AND NORTHEAST FACING BARRIER BEACHES. THE TUESDAY LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE IS ABOUT A FOOT LOWER ASTRONOMICALLY BUT THE SURGE COULD BE ABOUT THE SAME OR SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN AT THE TUESDAY AM HIGH TIDE. ALSO SEAS COULD BE STILL 25 TO 30 FEET JUST OFFSHORE AT THE TIME OF THE TUESDAY LATE AFTERNOON HIGH TIDE. WE WILL HAVE TO WATCH CLOSELY THE EXACT TIMING OF THE STRONGEST WINDS /GUSTS TO 70 KT POSSIBLE!/ AND SURGE...WHICH APPEAR TO OCCUR AROUND THE TIME OF LOW TIDE LATE TUE MORNING INTO MIDDAY. GIVEN THE TIME DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOW TIDE AND HIGH TIDE IS ONLY 6 HRS THERE ISN/T MUCH MARGIN FOR ERROR HERE. IF THE STRONGEST WINDS AND SURGE COINCIDE WITH ONE OF THESE HIGH TIDES MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING WOULD OCCUR. && .BOX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... CT...BLIZZARD WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR CTZ002>004. MA...BLIZZARD WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR MAZ005>007-012>021. COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY FOR MAZ007- 015-016-019-022>024. COASTAL FLOOD WATCH FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR MAZ007-015-016-019-022-024. WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR MAZ002>004-008>011-024-026. HIGH WIND WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR MAZ024. BLIZZARD WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST TUESDAY FOR MAZ022-023. RI...BLIZZARD WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR RIZ001>008. MARINE...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY FOR ANZ231>235. STORM WARNING FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY FOR ANZ230-236. STORM WARNING FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY FOR ANZ237-251. HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING FROM 1 AM TO NOON EST TUESDAY FOR ANZ250-254>256. && $$ SYNOPSIS...DOODY/FRANK NEAR TERM...FRANK/DOODY SHORT TERM...DOODY LONG TERM...FRANK AVIATION...FRANK/DOODY MARINE...DOODY/FRANK TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING...STAFF

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