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: 655 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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9NM E Currituck Beach Light MR

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Synopsis: ANZ600-152315- 655 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. $$

Today
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. A slight chance of showers early this afternoon.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late in the evening, then becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely in the morning.
Wed Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Thu
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 655 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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