Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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6NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Slight Chc Rain

    WNW 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 48 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 39 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    SW 20kt
    1-2ft

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    W 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    WSW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    SW 15kt
    1ft

    High: 56 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:16 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Today
WNW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of rain before 8am. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
SW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind around 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
SW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves around 1 ft.
Friday
SW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.81°N 87.56°W
Last Update: 5:16 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018
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