Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

81NM SW Nikolski AK

Marine Zone Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: BOGOSLOF VOLCANO 53 NM WEST OF DUTCH HARBOR REMAINS ACTIVE. A 1001 MB LOW 350 NM WEST OF SHEMYA MOVES WEST BEFORE DISSIPATING BY THU AFTERNOON. A 966 MB LOW MOVES 680 NM SOUTHWEST OF SHEMYA THU AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING 380 NM SOUTHWEST OF ADAK AT 968 MB FRI AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED FRONT APPROACHES THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THU AFTERNOON MOVES INTO THE WESTERN/CENTRAL BERING FRI AFTERNOON.

Tonight
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Thu
Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft.
Thu Night
E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Fri And Fri Night
E wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
Sat
E wind 35 kt. Seas 22 ft.
Sun Through Mon
E wind 25 kt. Seas 17 ft.
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Last Update: 353 PM AKDT WED MAR 22 2017
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