High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains.
Read More...

Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM (GMZ450) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM (GMZ450)
Issued by: National Weather Service Lake Charles, LA
Last Update: 329 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017
Print




Tonight: East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.

Sunday: North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Patchy fog after midnight.

Monday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

Tuesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Wednesday: West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.

Wednesday Night: Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

Thursday: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of rain showers.

Thursday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain showers.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM (GMZ450)

Visit your local NWS office at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lch