Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

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13NM S Galveston TX

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Elevated seas are continuing to subside across the coastal waters this morning. Winds will be veering to the east and southeast today as the coastal low continues to move eastward out of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Early Monday, a warm front will set up and push north over the bays and coastal waters, and as a result conditions will become favorable for the development of sea fog tonight through Tuesday. The next cold front is forecast to push off the coast Tuesday night into early Wednesday.

Rest Of Today
Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers late in the morning.
Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. Showers likely in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of fog. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of fog in the evening. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of rain.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of rain.
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Last Update: 917 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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