Severe Storms Shift into the Lower Mississippi Valley and Lower Ohio Valley Monday

The focus for severe storms will shift to the Lower Mississippi Valley and portions of the Tennessee Valley and Ohio Valley Monday. Damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado or two will all be possible. Elsewhere, a wintry mix will impact portions of New England while heavy rain and high elevation snow continue in the northwest U.S.
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Last Update: 314 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: AT 09Z...OR 2 AM PST...A 1030 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED 700 NM WEST OF POINT CONCEPTION AND A 994 MB LOW PRESSURE CENTER WAS LOCATED IN THE GULF OF ALASKA. WINDS WILL BE ELEVATED DURING MUCH OF THIS COMING WEEK. WIDESPREAD GALES ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND POSSIBLY AGAIN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. SHORT PERIOD SEAS WILL DOMINATE THE WATERS DUE TO PERSISTENT NORTHWEST WINDS.

Today
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 4 to 5 ft dominant period 7 seconds... building to 6 to 8 ft dominant period 7 seconds in the afternoon.
Tonight
Western portion...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Eastern portion... NW winds 20 to 30 kt becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Strongest western portion. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
Wed
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 5 to 7 ft.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
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Last Update: 314 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017
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