Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday.
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Last Update: 320 AM AKDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 972 mb low 200 nm south of Cold Bay moves to 70 nm west of Cape Newenham at 987 mb for Wed morning. Its front wraps over the Eastern Bering into Western Alaska through Wed morning. A trough sweeps across the Western Bering and into the Aleutians by Wed morning.

Today
NW wind 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Widespread rain showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Tue
W wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers.
Tue Night
W wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed Through Thu
NW wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Fri
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
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Last Update: 320 AM AKDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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