Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast.
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Last Update: 346 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

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50NM ENE Port Mansfield TX

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
Synopsis: Breezy conditions will continue across the northwest Gulf through the next 24 hours, while seas remain agitated. A low pressure system will develop off the lower Texas coast on Saturday and move quickly towards the Upper Texas coast, maintaining fresh breezes over the Gulf waters. Weak high pressure will yield much improved conditions Sunday and Monday before another front increases winds by Tuesday.

Tonight
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 12 feet. Scattered rain showers and patchy drizzle.
Saturday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots shifting east in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of rain showers after midnight.
Sunday
Northwest winds around 5 knots shifting northeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain showers.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
Monday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
Monday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots shifting east after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely.
Tuesday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
Wednesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
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Last Update: 346 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017
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