Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday.
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Last Update: 1002 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

3NM S Saint Pete Beach Reef FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Surface ridge of high pressure positioned north of the coastal waters will produce a prevailing light to moderate east and southeast flow...with afternoon sea breezes and evening surges expected through the period.

This Afternoon
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday Night
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1002 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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