Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley
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Last Update: 206 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

13NM WSW Santa Barbara CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: AT 20Z...OR 1 PM PDT...A 1028 MB HIGH WAS LOCATED 700 NM W OF POINT CONCEPTION AND A 990 MB LOW WAS LOCATED IN NM. WIDESPREAD GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE OUTER WATER THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH LOCAL GALE FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE NEARSHORE WATERS AT TIMES THROUGH FRI.

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with local gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 10 seconds.
Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft dominant period 10 seconds after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 4 to 6 ft dominant period 11 seconds.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 206 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017
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