Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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Last Update: 400 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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4NM ENE Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 1st Island VA

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: ANZ600-152015- 400 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... An area of high pressure is moving off the coast this morning. A cold front will approach the area Monday afternoon and move through the region on Monday night. A reinforcing cold front should move through the region on Wednesday before high pressure builds over the area for the end of the week. $$

Through 7 Am
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Today
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gust to 20 kt, becoming W late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Tue
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Tue Night
N winds 5 kt, becoming W in the late evening and early morning, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Fri
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain.
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Last Update: 400 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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