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.

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM NE Reedville VA

Marine Point Forecast

  • This


    N 10kt
  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    SSW 7kt
  • Monday

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingESE 6kt
  • Monday


    E 17kt
  • Tuesday


    NNE 22kt
  • Tuesday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NNE 17kt
  • Wednesday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NNE 20kt
  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 16kt
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NNW 15kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:49 am EDT Mar 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Mar 18, 2018-6pm EDT Mar 24, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ600-190215- 941 AM EDT Sun Mar 18 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... A weak area of low pressure will move off the North Carolina coast this morning. High pressure builds back over the waters this afternoon and evening. A stronger area of low pressure will move east from the Tennessee Valley on Monday, with a series of low pressure systems then intensifying off the mid Atlantic coast on Tuesday and again Wednesday into Thursday. $$

This Afternoon
N wind 6 to 10 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
S wind 5 to 7 kt becoming SW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ESE around 6 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday Night
E wind 12 to 17 kt. Rain, mainly after 7pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
NNE wind around 22 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain, mainly before 1pm. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind around 17 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then rain showers likely. Seas around 3 ft.
NNE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Rain and snow showers likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNW wind around 16 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
NNW wind 12 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.


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Point Forecast: 37.88°N 76.23°W
Last Update: 9:49 am EDT Mar 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Mar 18, 2018-6pm EDT Mar 24, 2018
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