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 Shuyak Island To Sitkinak (PKZ132) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Shuyak Island To Sitkinak (PKZ132)
Issued by: National Weather Service Anchorage, AK
Last Update: 342 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

Tonight: SW wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft. Rain showers.

Sun: NW wind 15 kt increasing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 15 ft.

Sun Night: NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Mon: W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

Mon Night: SW wind 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

Tue: SW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

Wed: S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Thu: SE wind 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.

Zone Forecast: Shuyak Island To Sitkinak (PKZ132)

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