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 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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 350 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017

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67NM SSW Houma LA

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 TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE...CENTERED OVER MUCH OF THE GULF OF MEXICO...WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL THEN REMAIN CENTERED EAST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK FRONT SHOULD STALL JUST INLAND FROM THE COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Tonight
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 4 feet after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Friday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Friday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Saturday Through Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 350 PM CDT THU MAY 25 2017
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