Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California early this week. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas.
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5NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Clear

    WSW 20kt
    3ft

    Low: 55 °F
    Water: 50 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    W 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 65 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    WNW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers

    N 15kt
    3-4ft

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 20kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 20kt
    6ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    NNE 15kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Showers

    NNE 15kt
    5ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    NNE 15kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 60 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:16 pm CDT Sep 26, 2016
Forecast Valid: 6pm CDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 3, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Tonight
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Clear. Waves around 3 ft.
Tuesday
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 1am. A chance of waterspouts after 1am. Waves around 2 ft.
Wednesday
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. A chance of waterspouts, mainly before 1pm. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
N wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of waterspouts. Waves 5 to 6 ft. occasionally to 8ft.
Thursday
NNE wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves around 6 ft.
Thursday Night
NNE wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of showers. Waves 5 to 6 ft. occasionally to 8ft.
Friday
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers. Waves around 5 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of showers. Waves 4 to 5 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.9°N 87.62°W
Last Update: 4:16 pm CDT Sep 26, 2016
Forecast Valid: 6pm CDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 3, 2016
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