Wintry Weather In the West; Increasing Threat For Severe Thunderstorms In the South/Southeast Through Monday

In the West, locally heavy snow is expected in the mountains this weekend, along with cold and windy conditions more typical of February than March. Meanwhile, conditions will be conducive to severe thunderstorms this weekend in parts of the southern Plains and the lower MS Valley. By Monday, significant severe thunderstorms, including strong tornadoes, are possible in the Southeast.

5NM NNW San Francisco CA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 7kt
  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 6ktWinds Decreasing
  • Sunday

    Mostly Cloudy

    W 7kt
  • Monday


    N 9kt
  • Monday

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 9kt
  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    ESE 13kt
  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    SE 8ktWinds Decreasing
  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingSSE 16kt
  • Wednesday

    Rain Likely

    S 21kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:03 pm PDT Mar 17, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm PDT Mar 17, 2018-6pm PDT Mar 24, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: PZZ500-180430- 236 PM PDT Sat Mar 17 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Scattered showers and thunderstorms will end by this evening. Clearing skies with light to moderate winds tonight. Winds will increase early next week as a storm system approaches the region. The sea state will deteriorate middle of next week with gusty winds and a mixed swell. $$

N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming NW in the evening. A slight chance of showers before 11pm.
N wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny.
Sunday Night
W wind 5 to 7 kt becoming N after midnight. Mostly cloudy.
N wind around 9 kt. Sunny.
Monday Night
SW wind 5 to 9 kt. Partly cloudy.
ESE wind 8 to 13 kt. A chance of rain.
Tuesday Night
SE wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Rain likely.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSE 11 to 16 kt in the afternoon. Rain likely.
Wednesday Night
S wind 16 to 21 kt. Rain likely.


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Point Forecast: 37.86°N 122.46°W
Last Update: 2:03 pm PDT Mar 17, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm PDT Mar 17, 2018-6pm PDT Mar 24, 2018
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