High Fire Danger In Parts Of The Southwest U.S. On Thursday

Strong winds and very low humidity will create dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the Desert Southwest and southern High Plains on Thursday. Any fires that ignite tomorrow could rapidly grow out of control in this region. Fire Weather Watches and Red Flag Warnings are in effect for these areas.
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Last Update: 803 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

5NM ENE Flagler Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT WILL CROSS OUR COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER OUR AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TO THE SOUTHEAST OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Rest Of Tonight
West southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters choppy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
Thursday
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday
West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
Saturday Night
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Sunday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 803 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017
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