Critical Fire Weather Threats in Southern California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region.
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Last Update: 942 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

9NM E Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Surface high pressure will weaken today as a cold front moves slowly toward the area. This front will move across the southeast Georgia waters on Wednesday afternoon and will push through the northeast Florida waters on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, strong high pressure wedge will build southward down the southeastern seaboard on Thursday, resulting in an abrupt increase in northeasterly winds and Small Craft Advisory conditions on Thursday and Friday. High pressure will then move off the Mid- Atlantic coast and will weaken on Friday.

Rest Of Today
South winds around 5 to 10 knots, then becoming southeast 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds increasing to 12 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
South southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. dominant period 12 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet after midnight. Dominant period 11 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
Thursday And Thursday Night
East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters rough. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Saturday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 942 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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