Severe weather outbreak possible over portions of the Southern Plains today and tonight

Severe thunderstorms will likely develop over portions of Texas and Oklahoma this afternoon into tonight. Very large hail, destructive winds, isolated tornadoes, and heavy downpours will be the main threats. Heavy rain could lead to localized flash flooding concerns. Additional severe weather is forecast each day through Thursday.
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Last Update: 1251 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

11NM SE Ocracoke NC

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE AREA FROM OFFSHORE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE NORTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE SOUTHWEST FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

This Afternoon
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Wed Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Thu
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft. Tstms likely. Showers likely.
Sat
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 1251 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017
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