Critical Fire Weather Threats in Southern California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 950 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Synopsis: A light to moderate southeasterly flow later today becomes northeasterly tonight into Wednesday as a weak cold front moves southward over the north central Gulf. A moderate to strong northeasterly flow is expected Wednesday night into Thursday then gradually diminishes through Friday as cooler air in the wake of the front continues to move southward over the northern Gulf.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 8 to 13 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 18 to 23 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Thursday
Northeast winds 18 to 23 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots becoming east 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Friday
East winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
Northeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
North winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.
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Last Update: 950 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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