Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend.
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Last Update: 326 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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23NM N Pilottown 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.

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE SHOULD BUILD IN BEHIND THIS LOW EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT SHOULD PASS THROUGH DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

Tonight
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely early in the morning...then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the late evening.
Sunday
West winds 25 to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet with occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet with occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Monday
Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet with occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 326 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017
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