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 on Saturday. 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: 329 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

74NM WSW Sitkinak AK

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 984 mb low 280 nm southeast of Adak will move to 215 nm south of Sand Point at 983 mb by Sat afternoon and then move over Sand Point at 989 mb by Sun afternoon. A 982 mb low Sat afternoon 600 nm west of Shemya will move to 140 nm west of Shemya at 976 mb by Sun afternoon.

Tonight
SW wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft.
Sat
SE wind 20 kt becoming E 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 ft. Rain.
Sat Night
E wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Widespread rain showers.
Sun
E wind 20 kt. Seas 14 ft.
Sun Night
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
Mon
SW wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Tue Through Wed
SW wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
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Last Update: 329 PM AKDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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