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.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Yakutat Bay (PKZ053) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Yakutat Bay (PKZ053)
Issued by: National Weather Service Juneau, AK
Last Update: 311 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

Tonight: S wind 15 kt becoming E late. Seas 12 ft. East side of the bay, seas 3 ft building to 12 ft. SW swell. Rain showers.

Sun: E wind 15 kt. Seas 12 ft. SW swell. Rain showers.

Sun Night: E wind 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. SW swell. Rain and snow showers in the evening, then scattered rain and snow showers late.

Mon: NE wind 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. SW swell. Scattered rain and snow showers.

Mon Night: NE wind 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. SW swell.

Tue: NE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Wed: SW wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Thu: Light winds becoming SE 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Zone Forecast: Yakutat Bay (PKZ053)

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