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: 1231 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

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49NM E Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A front will stall over the Gulf States through Tuesday. An area of low pressure is expected to move east across the central Gulf coast region Tuesday night into Wednesday morning which should push a weak cold front into the coastal waters on Wednesday. High pressure will then move east again Wednesday night into Thursday as another stronger cold front approaches the southern plains.

Rest Of Today
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers early in the afternoon, then chance of showers late in the afternoon.
Tonight
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog through the night. Chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the evening.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog. Slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wednesday Night
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest near 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Thursday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
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Last Update: 1231 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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