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

4NM NNE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today


    N 14kt
  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    SSW 9kt
  • Monday

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingE 9kt
  • Monday


    Winds IncreasingE 21kt
  • Tuesday


    NNE 25kt
  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    NNE 22kt
  • Wednesday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    N 24kt
  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NW 20kt
  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NNW 17kt

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:37 am EDT Mar 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10am 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. $$

N wind 9 to 14 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
SSE wind 5 to 9 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
E wind 14 to 17 kt increasing to 18 to 21 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 27 kt. Rain, mainly after 7pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
NNE wind 21 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 31 kt. Rain, mainly before 1pm. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind around 22 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Seas around 4 ft.
N wind around 24 kt. Rain showers likely before 9am, then rain and snow showers likely. Seas around 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 17 to 20 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
NNW wind 13 to 17 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.


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Point Forecast: 37.03°N 76.07°W
Last Update: 6:37 am EDT Mar 18, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10am EDT Mar 18, 2018-6pm EDT Mar 24, 2018
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