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Current Conditions

  • 32°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: North 13 mph
  • Humidity: 80%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 27°
  • Pressure: 29.77 in. -
  • Heat Index: 22

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Snow
  • High: 39 °
  • Low: 21 °
  • Snow
  • Wednesday
  • Clear
  • High: 37 °
  • Low: 23 °
  • Clear
  • Thursday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 43 °
  • Low: 34 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Friday
  • Clear
  • High: 43 °
  • Low: 23 °
  • Clear
  • Saturday
  • Clear
  • High: 32 °
  • Low: 30 °
  • Clear

Forecast for Hampton, Virginia

Updated: 10:00 AM EST on January 27, 2015

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with snow. High of 39F with a windchill as low as 23F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 21F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 37F with a windchill as low as 12F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 23F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday

    Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 43F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 34F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 20 to 25 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 43F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 20 to 25 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Clear. Low of 23F with a windchill as low as 10F. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 20 to 25 mph.

  • Saturday

    Clear. High of 32F with a windchill as low as 9F. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 25 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 30F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the ESE after midnight.

  • Sunday

    Clear. High of 43F. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 37F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.

  • Monday

    Clear with a chance of rain. Fog early. High of 45F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 25 mph shifting to the NW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Monday Night

    Clear. Low of 19F. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 20 to 25 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Clear. High of 32F. Winds from the North at 5 to 20 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Clear. Low of 23F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North after midnight.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 34F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 30F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday

    Clear. High of 39F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 28F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Clear. Fog early. High of 36F with a windchill as low as 21F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 28F with a windchill as low as 18F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 11:21 am EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Wakefield

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maryland

... Dorchester County...
   Bishops Head 0.5 738 am 1/27 public
   Vienna 0.2 800 am 1/27 cocorahs

... Wicomico County...
   Salisbury 0.1 517 am 1/27 broadcast media

North Carolina

... Currituck County...
   Grandy 0.5 820 am 1/27 public

... Pasquotank County...
   Elizabeth City 0.5 945 am 1/27 co-op observer

Virginia

... Caroline County...
   Ruther Glen 0.5 1000 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Cedon 0.5 830 am 1/27 public

... Chesterfield County...
   Midlothian 2.0 907 am 1/27 public
   Brandermill 2.0 947 am 1/27 broadcast media
   Bon Air 2.0 930 am 1/27 cocorahs
   Chesterfield 1.8 944 am 1/27 broadcast media
   1 WSW edenshire 1.5 1015 am 1/27 NWS employee
   Walthall 1.0 1006 am 1/27 NWS employee

... City of Chesapeake...
   1 SSE Essex Meadows 0.8 830 am 1/27 public
   4 SSE Portsmouth 0.5 838 am 1/27 cocorahs
   5 SSW Norfolk 0.5 838 am 1/27 cocorahs

... City of Franklin...
   W Franklin 0.5 839 am 1/27 cocorahs

... City of Hampton...
   Hampton 1.0 530 am 1/27 public

... City of Newport News...
   3 ESE Newport News 1.0 825 am 1/27 cocorahs

... City of Norfolk...
   Norfolk Intl Airport 1.0 700 am 1/27 co-op observer

... City of Poquoson...
   Poquoson 0.5 954 am 1/27 public

... City of Portsmouth...
   10 NW Chesapeake 0.5 837 am 1/27 cocorahs

... City of Suffolk...
   Kings Fork 1.0 1031 am 1/27 public

... City of Virginia Beach...
   1 SSE Point O'Woods 1.3 600 am 1/27 trained spotter
   3 W Oceana 1.3 515 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Dam Neck 0.5 956 am 1/27 public
   ENE Virginia Beach 0.5 600 am 1/27 cocorahs
   Sandbridge Beach 0.5 615 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Virginia Beach 0.5 722 am 1/27 public

... Dinwiddie County...
   walkers 0.5 830 am 1/27 public

... Essex County...
   Laneview 1.5 700 am 1/27 public
   Caret 0.5 830 am 1/27 public
   Tappahannock 0.5 542 am 1/27 County official

... Greensville County...
   Purdy 2.0 957 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Hanover County...
   4 ESE Beaverdam 1.0 831 am 1/27 cocorahs
   Ashland 0.8 552 am 1/27 public

... Henrico County...
   Short Pump 2.0 945 am 1/27 broadcast media
   5 W Glen Allen 1.7 900 am 1/27 co-op observer
   Tuckahoe Village 1.5 815 am 1/27 trained spotter
   1 WNW Tuckahoe 1.5 935 am 1/27 broadcast media
   10 NNW Richmond 1.5 850 am 1/27 cocorahs
   1 NE Crestview 1.0 720 am 1/27 public
   Richmond intnl airpo 0.2 730 am 1/27 co-op observer

... Isle of Wight County...
   Smithfield 0.8 820 am 1/27 NWS employee
   2 SSW Smithfield 0.2 625 am 1/27 cocorahs

... James City County...
   3 WNW Williamsburg 1.1 832 am 1/27 cocorahs
   5 NW Williamsburg 1.0 834 am 1/27 cocorahs

... King William County...
   Aylett 2.0 410 am 1/27 public
   King William 1.5 952 am 1/27 broadcast media
   3 NNW Mattaponi 0.6 848 am 1/27 cocorahs

... Lancaster County...
   White Stone 0.5 525 am 1/27 public
   Kilmarnock 0.5 830 am 1/27 public
   Mollusk 0.4 714 am 1/27 co-op observer

... Mathews County...
   gwynns island 1.5 653 am 1/27 trained spotter
   1 se Port Haywood 0.5 835 am 1/27 cocorahs

... New Kent County...
   New Kent 1.0 544 am 1/27 County official

... Northumberland County...
   opheila 1.0 830 am 1/27 public

... Powhatan County...
   Powhatan 1.5 955 am 1/27 public

... Prince George County...
   2 se Richard Bland c 0.8 1005 am 1/27 NWS employee
   1 N Templeton 0.5 1030 am 1/27 NWS employee
   1 E Carson 0.5 830 am 1/27 public
   Newville 0.3 800 am 1/27 public

... Richmond County...
   Newland 1.0 830 am 1/27 public

... Surry County...
   Spring Grove 0.5 900 am 1/27 public

... Sussex County...
   1 NW Wakefield 0.5 700 am 1/27 NWS office

... York County...
   8 NNE Newport News 1.0 829 am 1/27 cocorahs
   Tabb 1.0 515 am 1/27 trained spotter



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Location: NorthEnd-HuntingtonHeights, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.1 °F Dew Point: 27 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Northampton, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:45 AM EST

Temperature: 33.8 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: NW at 3.1 mph Pressure: 29.32 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 31 °F Graphs

Location: NNFD Fire Station 1, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:47 AM EST

Temperature: 33.4 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: NNW at 10.0 mph Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 25 °F Graphs

Location: Nelson Farms, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.3 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: East at 4.2 mph Pressure: 29.70 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 29 °F Graphs

Location: Downtown Hampton, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 35.1 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.59 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: East Hampton, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.6 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: NNW at 8.7 mph Pressure: 29.27 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 26 °F Graphs

Location: Coventry, Yorktown, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.42 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: River Oaks, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.3 °F Dew Point: 16 °F Humidity: 46% Wind: West at 4.5 mph Pressure: 29.37 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: Keller America, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 32.3 °F Dew Point: 56 °F Humidity: 255% Wind: NW at 5.8 mph Pressure: 29.79 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 27 °F Graphs

Location: Coventry, Yorktown, VA

Updated: 11:36 AM EST

Temperature: 32.3 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: NE at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: Riverside - Hidenwood, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:50 AM EST

Temperature: 35.6 °F Dew Point: 26 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: North at 12.0 mph Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 27 °F Graphs

Location: Moyock Run, Yorktown, VA

Updated: 9:31 AM EST

Temperature: 31.6 °F Dew Point: 27 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.64 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 32 °F Graphs

Location: NNFD Station 6, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.1 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: NW at 6.0 mph Pressure: 29.79 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: Wendwood, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 24 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.53 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Eclipse Chuckatuck Creek, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 11:40 AM EST

Temperature: 33.9 °F Dew Point: 30 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: WNW at 19.0 mph Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 23 °F Graphs

Location: Buckroe, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.3 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: North at 6.0 mph Pressure: 29.73 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Hampton VA US, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:18 AM EST

Temperature: 33 °F Dew Point: 25 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: NW at 8 mph Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 26 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Carrollton VA US, Carrollton, VA

Updated: 11:17 AM EST

Temperature: 33 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: WNW at 2 mph Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Ashby, Carrollton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.4 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: North at 12.0 mph Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 25 °F Graphs

Location: Captains Landing, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.1 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: NNE at 6.0 mph Pressure: 29.75 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: The Mounger Zoo, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.7 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: NNW at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 30 °F Graphs

Location: Fox Hill - Grandview, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:50 AM EST

Temperature: 35.4 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.82 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Poquoson VA US, Poquoson, VA

Updated: 11:17 AM EST

Temperature: 34 °F Dew Point: 30 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 34 °F Graphs

Location: Yorktown Rd., Poquoson, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.9 °F Dew Point: 31 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.01 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

Location: Fox Hill, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.0 °F Dew Point: 30 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: NNW at 11.8 mph Pressure: 29.76 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 25 °F Graphs

Location: APRSWXNET Hampton VA US, Hampton, VA

Updated: 11:17 AM EST

Temperature: 33 °F Dew Point: 29 °F Humidity: 85% Wind: NNW at 21 mph Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 21 °F Graphs

Location: Forrest Rd, Poquoson, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 33.3 °F Dew Point: 26 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: West at 5.8 mph Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: Moonefield, Smithfield, VA

Updated: 11:50 AM EST

Temperature: 33.1 °F Dew Point: 27 °F Humidity: 77% Wind: North at 6.0 mph Pressure: 29.74 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.02 in Windchill: 28 °F Graphs

Location: Glenwood Park, Norfolk, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 36.0 °F Dew Point: 32 °F Humidity: 86% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.84 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 36 °F Graphs

Location: Burbage Grant, Suffolk, VA

Updated: 11:47 AM EST

Temperature: 32.9 °F Dew Point: 28 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: NNE at 8.9 mph Pressure: 29.56 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 25 °F Graphs

Location: Bennets Creek, Poquoson, VA

Updated: 11:50 AM EST

Temperature: 32.6 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: - Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: - Windchill: 33 °F Graphs

Location: Hanover Heights, Newport News, VA

Updated: 11:51 AM EST

Temperature: 34.7 °F Dew Point: 19 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Windchill: 35 °F Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Wakefield Virginia 
935 am EST Tuesday Jan 27 2015 


Synopsis... 
a coastal low pressure system will rapidly intensify as it tracks 
north northeast off the New England coast through tonight. 
Meanwhile...high pressure slowly builds over the middle Atlantic 
through midweek. A cold front will cross the area Thursday 
night...followed by high pressure through Saturday. 


&& 


Near term /until 6 PM this evening/... 
winter weather advsrys have been scaled back this morng as the snow has 
ended in some areas. This trend will continue through the late morng 
hours. Also added an Special Weather Statement for areas S of the advisory area where up to 
one inch of accumulation is possible...but mainly on grassy sfcs. 


Previous discussion... 
quick update to clear Maryland Eastern Shore counties from witner 
weather advisory based on radar trends. Given latest reports and 
traffic cams in metropolitan ric/orf areas, will continue them elswehere. 


Early morning radar mosaic showing narrow band of precipitation dropping 
south from central PA south into eastern/central Virginia. Visibility avgg 
2-4sm in sn, and we've received quite a few reports ~1 and a few 
in the 1 1/2 to 2" along the Northern Neck into the peninsula. 
Traffic cams showing at least a coating into the Tidewater area 
(confirmed by local cooperative observer). We will be maintaining 
winter headlines for a little longer, with this band of snsh well 
handled by the hrrr early this morning. Not expecting any locales 
in Norfolk or Richmond metropolitan areas will receive any more than an 
inch...but with the headline already in place and the potential 
for snow to cause some impacts during the morning commute...don't 
feel dropping the headlines is prudent at this time. Will revisit headlines 
at 7am update. Do expect day crew will be able to clear headlines 
shortly after 14z if not sooner. 


Have bumped probability of precipitation up in to categorical range for coastal NE NC, and 
gradually tapered them off along the Eastern Shore by middle-late 
morning. Dropped probability of precipitation into no higher than 20% but have kept 
flurries in the forecast for far western zones, as accums not 
anticipated. 


Intensifying surface low will continue to lift NE into New England 
through tonight. All probability of precipitation drop off by early aftn, with strong cold air advection 
bringing breezy/windy conditions (25-30mph gusts along the 
coast/eastern shore), and holding highs in the middle to upper 30s (~40 
in the piedmont) under a cloudy to mostly cloudy sky. 


&& 


Short term /6 PM this evening through Thursday night/... 
improving weather for the short term period. For Tuesday 
night/Wed...aforementioned coastal low pulls towards Atlantic 
Canada as cold surface high pressure builds in from the west. Clearing 
sky and gradually diminishing northwest winds will allow early morning 
low temperatures to fall into the the 20s for most, west/ wind chills in the 
teens in most locations. 


High pressure builds over the local area on Wednesday. 
Temperatures remain cool with shallow mixing and a north-northeast wind. Highs 
only ranging from the middle 30s over the lower Eastern Shore to the upper 
30s to lower 40s elsewhere. Dry again for Wednesday night with lows in the 
20s to near 30 along the coast. 


Rain chances increase across the area later Thursday/Thursday night as northern 
stream shortwave trough tracks from the upper Midwest across to 
the Great Lakes, with the associated surface low pushing across the 
northern middle-Atlantic into New England by late Thursday night. Day begins 
partly cloudy with gradually increasing clouds. Best forcing 
remains off to the north, so have capped pop at no higher than 30% 
for now. Rain chances diminish Thursday night as surface cold front pushes 
across the area. For highs, SW flow ahead of the front will allow 
for a modest warmup with maxima in the u30s Eastern Shore/Northern 
Neck...lower to middle 40s inland and u40s far southern zones. 


&& 


Long term /Friday through Monday/... 
the long term period will feature below normal temperatures with a 
progressive northern stream. High pressure builds in from the 
west Friday and Saturday. Another cold front approaches from the 
northwest and then moves across the region late Sunday. Euro has a quick 
moving frontal wave move across the Carolinas late Sunday and out 
to sea Monday. There will be a chance for rain or snow with this 
system but confidence for significant winter weather is low at 
this point. 


High temperatures are forecast in the upper 30s and 40s Thursday 
lowering to mostly 30s to around 40 Saturday through Monday. Lows 
are expected to range through the 30s Friday morning and mostly 20s 
Saturday through Monday mornings. 


&& 


Aviation /15z Tuesday through Saturday/... 
snow showers affecting the taf sites as of 12z...with either low 
MVFR or IFR conditions throughout. Some variability is anticipated 
in ceilings/visibilities through 15z and have gone with tempo IFR conditions 
for most taf sites through 14-15z. Gusty north/northwest winds to around 25 
knots at orf/kecg...around 20 knots elsewhere. 


Conditions will gradually improve after 15z...with ceilings lifting 
to 1500-2500 feet thereafter. Winds shift more to the northwest and remain 
gusty to around 20 knots. 


Outlook...VFR/dry weather is expected Tuesday night through Thursday afternoon. A 
weak system may drop ceilings and visibilities in light rain Thursday night/early 
Friday. 


&& 


Marine... 
update...downgraded the Gale Warning to Small Craft Advisory flags for northern coastal 
waters from Fenwick Island to Parramore Island. Wind gusts have 
struggled to reach 34kt or greater at surface buoys. Small Craft Advisory for northern waters 
will now be in effect through midnight Wednesday night...after which 
winds and primarily seas will drop below Small Craft Advisory thresholds. 


Previous discussion...strong coastal low is located about 225 miles 
east of Atlantic City New Jersey as of 4 am. The surface pressure gradient 
remains very tight...especially along the Atlantic coast. The added 
cold air advection and diurnal effects are causing north-northwest winds to experience a brief 
surge in speeds. Seas have quickly risen to 8-12ft in southern coastal 
waters as well. The surge in winds/seas is expected to be brief... 
lasting through sunrise...after which winds will diminish slightly 
and seas will slowly subside through this afternoon to 5-7ft southern 
waters/6-10ft northern waters...as the low tracks NE and away from the 
middle Atlantic coast. For tonight...the strong low tracks toward the 
Canadian Maritimes as high pressure builds over the Ohio Valley... 
keeping a tight pressure gradient over the waters. Pressure rises 
around 3mb this evening (occurring between 21z today and 06z tonight)... 
indicate that another northwesterly surge with gusts around 30kt is possible 
this evening for the Bay/ocean as cold air advection and wraparound shortwave 
energy traverse the waters. 


High pressure slowly builds into the middle Atlantic region on Wednesday. 
Continued cold air advection will keep northwest winds elevated within Small Craft Advisory thresholds 
over all waters through the day. However...seas will show a marked 
decrease to 4-5ft by Wednesday afternoon. Only change made to Small Craft Advisory flags was 
to extend ches Bay and southern coastal waters through 10 PM Wednesday 
evening before winds/seas fall below Small Craft Advisory thresholds. Seas continue 
to subside through Wednesday evening as high pressure slides over the 
waters. A clipper system approaching the region on Thursday will shunt 
the high over the southeast coast. The cold front associated with the 
clipper is then expected to cross the waters Thursday night...followed 
by potentially solid Small Craft Advisory conditions Friday/Friday night. 


&& 


Tides/coastal flooding... 
coastal Flood Advisory for Ocean City has been cancelled...fell 
short of minor flooding thresholds as winds shifted faster than 
expected from onshore east/NE Monday afternoon to offshore N/NW. Departures 
have been between 1.5 and 2 feet above astronomical tide. Model 
guidance shows the upcoming tide this afternoon reaching above 4 feet 
MLLW...but this appears well overdone given the north/northwest wind 
direction and current observation and trends. NAM- based cbofs guidance is 
running about 2 feet higher than reality...but in terms of trend 
shows the tide this afternoon to be slightly lower than the high tide 
earlier this morning that only peaked at 3.7 feet MLLW. Have issued 
a coastal flood statement rather than an advisory at this point 
given the unfavorable offshore wind flow. 


Across the Lower Bay departures are also running as high as 1.5 to 2 
feet...but this still leads to tides falling at least 0.5 feet shy 
of minor flooding this afternoon. Departures will fall tonight into Wednesday 
with no flooding concerns. 


&& 


Akq watches/warnings/advisories... 
Maryland...none. 
NC...none. 
Virginia...Winter Weather Advisory until noon EST today for vaz081-089- 
093-096. 
Winter Weather Advisory until 11 am EST this morning for 
vaz070-071. 
Marine...Small Craft Advisory until 6 PM EST Wednesday for anz633- 
635>638. 
Small Craft Advisory until 10 PM EST Wednesday for anz630>632- 
634-654-656-658. 
Small Craft Advisory until midnight EST Wednesday night for 
anz650-652. 


&& 


$$ 
Synopsis...mam 
near term...mas/mam 
short term...mas/mam 
long term...lsa 
aviation...lkb 
marine...bmd 
tides/coastal flooding... 












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