Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1103 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Houston, TX Local Forecast Office

13NM S Galveston TX

Marine Zone Forecast


...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution through Friday morning...
Synopsis: Moderate to strong easterlies will persist through the overnight early Friday morning hours. These winds are in association with a large cluster of thunderstorms northeast of lower coastal bend pressure. This long onshore fetch will continue into the weekend resulting in continued elevated seas and tides. Periods of rain and thunderstorms through the weekend. A cold frontal passage Sunday afternoon will strengthen northerlies to Advisory levels that evening through early Monday.

Rest Of Tonight
East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Friday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Monday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tuesday Night
North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
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Last Update: 1103 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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