A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday.
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Last Update: 947 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

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Synopsis: A weak low pressure system will pass just north of the area today. Another area of low pressure will track through the deep south on Friday and into the Mid Atlantic by this weekend. High pressure will then build in and hang around through midweek. Another low pressure system may impact the region late in the week.

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt late this morning and afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft early this morning. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a slight chance of rain late this morning.
Tonight
E winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a chance of rain late.
Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft after midnight. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds. rain.
Sat
SE winds around 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Sun Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds around 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 947 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018
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