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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1011 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017




Rest Of Today: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.

Tonight: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Friday: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Sunday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Monday: Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night: Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550)

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