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.

Last Update: 206 PM PDT Sat Mar 17 2018

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Eureka, CA Local Forecast Office

26NM NNW Fort Bragg CA

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: A weak pressure gradient will maintain light to moderate winds over the next few days with generally south winds for Sunday and north winds returning for Monday. Northwest swells will impact the waters but the overall sea state will be trending downwards through the rest of the weekend. A storm system will bring increasing south winds and large, steep seas for the later half of next week.

NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 12 seconds.
SE winds 5 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 12 seconds.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 15 seconds.
NE winds 5 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon Night
E winds 5 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 12 seconds.
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves SE 3 ft at 5 seconds...and S 7 ft at 11 seconds.
S winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves S 8 ft at 8 seconds...and NW 2 ft at 13 seconds.
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves W 13 ft at 8 seconds.
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Last Update: 206 PM PDT Sat Mar 17 2018
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