Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Last Update: 817 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

44NM WSW Cambria CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: PZZ600-211115- 817 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03Z...or 8 PM PDT...A 1033 MB surface high was centered 600 NM west of Eureka, with a weak inverted trough along the SW California coast. The high will push inland over the Pac NW through the weekend while thermal low pres sets up over the Four Corners region. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas 7 to 9 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less after midnight.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft dominant period 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sat Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Strongest western portion. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft dominant period 15 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
Tue
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
Wed
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft.
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Last Update: 817 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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