Extreme Risk of Fire Weather Conditions in the Southern High Plains on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued an Extreme Risk of fire weather conditions for parts of eastern New Mexico, the Texas Panhandle and West Texas on Sunday. Very dry ground fuels and ongoing drought across this region will allow for extreme rates of fire spread given sustained winds of 30-40 mph. Critical Risk is also in effect for larger portion of Central and Southern High Plains.

29NM W San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 9kt
  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 13kt
  • Monday

    Increasing Clouds

    SSE 12kt
  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    SSE 23kt
  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    SSE 28kt
  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    SSE 22kt
  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    S 26kt
  • Thursday

    Chance Rain

    SW 20kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:26 am PDT Mar 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6am PDT Mar 18, 2018-6pm PDT Mar 24, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-181630- 252 AM PDT Sun Mar 18 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... High pressure over the coastal waters will bring light northwest winds today and tonight. Winds will shift to southerly on Monday and increase Tuesday as a deep low tracks northeast across the offshore waters. Along with gusty winds seas will become mixed Tuesday through Thursday. $$

NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Partly sunny. NW swell 5 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
WNW wind 6 to 9 kt becoming N in the evening. Mostly cloudy. NW swell 4 ft at 11 seconds building to at 15 seconds . Wind waves around 1 ft.
N wind 7 to 13 kt becoming E in the morning. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...NW 4 ft at 13 seconds and N 1 ft at 10 seconds becoming S. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind 7 to 12 kt. Increasing clouds. Mixed swell...NW 3 to 4 ft and S 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
SSE wind 17 to 23 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...NW 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSE wind 23 to 28 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Mixed swell...NW 7 ft and SW 3 ft. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft.
SSE wind 20 to 22 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...NW 9 ft and SW 4 ft. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
S wind 24 to 26 kt becoming WSW in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 32 kt. Rain likely. Mixed swell...NW 9 ft and SSW 3 ft. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
SW wind around 20 kt. A chance of rain. Mixed swell...NW 8 to 10 ft and SW 5 ft. Wind waves around 4 ft.


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Point Forecast: 37.69°N 123.02°W
Last Update: 2:26 am PDT Mar 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6am PDT Mar 18, 2018-6pm PDT Mar 24, 2018
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