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: 1250 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

12NM NE Duck Pier NC

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Synopsis: A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON AND CROSSES THE REGION TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE PUSHING OFFSHORE LATE THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE AND ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON FRIDAY.

This Afternoon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Showers likely early in the afternoon...then scattered showers and tstms late.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wed
N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Wed Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. Showers likely.
Sat
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Showers likely in the morning.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER AND VISIBILITIES LOWER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 1250 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017
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