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: 1007 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ600-140415- 1007 AM EST Thu Dec 13 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... High pressure will prevail over the Mid-Atlantic through tonight. Low pressure approaches from the southwest late Friday, and tracks across the region Friday night through midday Saturday. An upper level trough will remain over the area through Sunday. $$

Rest Of Today
S winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Tonight
S winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late evening and overnight. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds, building to 5 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 4 seconds in the late evening and overnight. Rain.
Sat
S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Mon
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
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Last Update: 1007 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018
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