Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and mid-Mississippi valley

Showers and thunderstorms are possible from the Upper Midwest to the central plains and mid-Mississippi valley today and into tonight. Some storms may be severe, and heavy rainfall is also possible.
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Last Update: 210 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

10NM SSW Malibu CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AT 20Z...OR 1 PM PDT...A 1036 MB SURFACE HIGH WAS LOCATED ABOUT 450 NM NORTHWEST OF PORTLAND...WHILE A 1007 MB THERMAL LOW WAS NEAR YUMA. GUSTY NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE OUTER WATERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. MAINLY LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...EXCEPT THE WEST PORTION OF THE SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy smoke in the evening.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 11 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat
Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 ft.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 2 ft.
Sun
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and S 3 ft.
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Last Update: 210 PM PDT WED AUG 24 2016
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