Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Corpus Christi, TX Local Forecast Office

23NM SSE Seadrift TX

Marine Zone Forecast


...Small Craft Should Exercise Caution...
Synopsis: Increasing moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and an upper level disturbance will contribute to isolated to scattered showers across the coastal waters today through Friday. Weak to moderate onshore flow this morning will increase to moderate levels this afternoon and continue into tonight. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorm activity is expected through the weekend as a cold front pushes through the area. Winds will shift from south to north-northwest Sunday morning in response to the front. Small craft advisories may be needed Sunday night into Monday with strengthening offshore flow and elevated seas.

Rest Of Today
East wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest wind around 10 knots shifting northwest in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
North wind 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Monday Night
North wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 1009 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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