Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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Last Update: 245 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-151630- 245 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 09Z...or 2 AM PDT, a 1012 MB low was located along the coast between Monterey and Eureka with a 1032 MB high over Idaho. Gusty offshore winds and associated wind waves will will affect portions of the coastal waters south of Point Conception Today and Tuesday. Local Gale force gusts will affect the inner coastal waters S of Ventura. $$

Today
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 10 seconds and SW 2 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.
Tonight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and SW 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Tue Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 16 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 245 AM PDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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