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.
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Last Update: 421 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
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Synopsis: A moderate to occasionally strong onshore flow develops across the marine area tonight and Sunday, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms possible late Sunday afternoon and evening. A moderate onshore flow, and occasional showers and storms will continue through midweek.Areas of fog, possibly dense at times, can be expected Sunday into the middle part of next week.

Tonight
East winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southeast 13 to 18 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Sunday
Southeast winds 13 to 18 knots becoming south 8 to 13 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Areas of fog. Chance of showers.
Sunday Night
South winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Areas of fog. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely after midnight.
Monday
South winds 8 to 13 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Areas of fog. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 3 to 8 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Areas of fog. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
South winds 8 to 13 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday
East winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 421 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017
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