Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend.
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Last Update: 1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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11NM WSW Newport OR

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: A LOW PRESSURE CENTER IS OFFSHORE TODAY AND WILL REMAIN INTO SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND WHICH LIKELY BRING GALE FORCE WINDS.

Tonight
SE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves SE 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 14 ft at 16 seconds...building to 17 ft at 16 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Sat
SE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves S 6 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 21 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
Sat Night
S wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...backing to E after midnight. Wind waves S 7 ft at 5 seconds...shifting to the E at 4 seconds after midnight. W swell 20 ft at 16 seconds...subsiding to 15 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Sun
SE wind 25 to 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SE 6 ft at 8 seconds. SW swell 16 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of tstms.
Sun Night
SE wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves SE 5 ft at 6 seconds. SW swell 16 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
Mon
E wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 16 ft. Chance of showers.
Mon Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 14 ft.
Tue
N wind to 5 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 9 ft.
Wed
SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 11 ft.
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Last Update: 1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017
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