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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Chandeleur Sound (GMZ536) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Chandeleur Sound (GMZ536)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1231 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Rest Of Today: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Patchy fog. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Patchy fog early in the evening. Areas of fog in the late evening. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Visibility 1 mile or less.

Monday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon. Chance of showers through the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in the morning.

Monday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.

Tuesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

Tuesday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. Chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday: West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Thursday: Northwest winds near 5 knots becoming south in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Thursday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.



Zone Forecast: Chandeleur Sound (GMZ536)

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