Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest.
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Last Update: 211 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA Local Forecast Office

18NM SW Long Beach CA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ600-190415- 211 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 21Z...or 2 PM PDT, a 1032 MB high pressure center was located 600 NM west of Seattle and a 1010 MB thermal low was centered over southern Nevada. Patchy coastal fog will develop in the overnight and morning hours through midweek. $$

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 6 seconds. S swell 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue
Winds variable 10 kt or less, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tue Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening, becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Thu
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 211 PM PDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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