A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday.
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Last Update: 940 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ100-132230- 940 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will continue over the area today then move offshore tonight. Another strong storm system will affect the area Friday into the weekend. High pressure will gradually build in from the west early next week. $$

Rest Of Today
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Tonight
N winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Near shore, seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Sat
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers with a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
W winds around 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 940 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018
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