Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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Last Update: 400 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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13NM WSW Ozello FL

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Synopsis: High pressure tracks southeastward across the open Atlantic while ridging back over Florida to the eastern Gulf of Mexico through the week. This will provide prevailing light to moderate easterly winds...with afternoon sea breezes and evening surges.

Today
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
North winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday Night
North winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday Night
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 400 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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