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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Last Update: 828 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

56NM SSW Santa Maria CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AT 03Z...OR 8 PM PDT...A 1031 MB HIGH WAS OVER WESTERN WYOMING...WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING TO A 1025 MB HIGH 300 NM W OF EUREKA. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WAS ALONG THE CA COAST. GENERALLY WEAK NW TO N FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS THROUGH MON NIGHT. FOR THE INNER WATERS...WEAK TO MODERATE NE FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED NIGHT AND MORNING HOURS THROUGH MON NIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE NEARSHORE FROM JUST SOUTH OF VENTURA TO SANTA MONICA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MON AFTERNOON.

Tonight
NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue Night
N winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Wed Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Thu
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft.
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Last Update: 828 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016
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