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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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Tonight
N winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Fri Night
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Sat
S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of tstms. Showers.
Sat Night
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 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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