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: 317 AM AKDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

314NM NNE Shemya AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 972 mb low at 52N 163W moves to 58N 164W 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
N wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
Tonight
N wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Rain showers.
Tue
N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
Tue Night
N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
Wed
N wind up to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
Thu
E wind up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 7 ft.
Fri
S wind up to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
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Last Update: 317 AM AKDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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