Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 351 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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21NM SSE Chiswell Islands AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

Synopsis: A front enters the southwestern Gulf this afternoon and will move to the northern Gulf through Sun afternoon. The associated North Pacific low will move to 205 nm southeast of Chignik at 990 mb Sun afternoon then it will move over Kodiak Island Mon morning.

Today
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Tonight
E wind 25 kt increasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 13 ft. Widespread rain showers.
Sun
E wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Widespread rain showers.
Sun Night
E wind 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Mon Through Wed
S wind 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
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Last Update: 351 AM AKDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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