Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Last Update: 1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Ocean City MD

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Synopsis: A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE MID ATLANTIC THROUGH THURSDAY WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE OHIO VALLEY. STRONGER HIGH PRESSURE THEN SLOWLY DROPS DOWN FROM THE NORTHEAST STATES FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

Overnight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Wed
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Thu
NW winds 5 kt...becoming E early in the afternoon...then becoming SE late. Seas 2 ft.
Thu Night
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sat
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sun
E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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Last Update: 1223 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015
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