Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Last Update: 817 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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56NM SSW Santa Barbara CA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...
Synopsis: PZZ600-211115- 817 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for the southern California coast and Santa Barbara Channel including the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Park...at 03Z...or 8 PM PDT...A 1033 MB surface high was centered 600 NM west of Eureka, with a weak inverted trough along the SW California coast. The high will push inland over the Pac NW through the weekend while thermal low pres sets up over the Four Corners region. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Strongest NW of san nicolas island. Combined seas 6 to 8 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the evening. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat
NW of san nicolas island, NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. patchy fog in the morning.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.
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Last Update: 817 PM PDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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