A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday.
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Last Update: 931 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: Onshore flow will strengthen over the marine area today and tonight as high pressure shifts east and a wave of low pressure moves across the northern Gulf. Winds become southwesterly to westerly Friday and Friday night as another area of low pressure lifts across the Mississippi and Tennessee Valley region. Northwesterly flow returns behind the passing cold front this weekend. Strong winds and rough seas will bring Small Craft Advisory conditions to portions of the marine area today through early Saturday.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 18 to 23 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers late in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 13 to 18 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Chance of showers.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 18 to 23 knots becoming west. Seas 5 to 8 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Chance of showers.
Saturday
West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 7 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Sunday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Sunday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Monday
North winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Monday Night
North winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
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Last Update: 931 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018
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