Unsettled Week From Northwest To Rockies; A Major Wet Storm System Over the East Late This Week

An active wet weather pattern will impact the Pacific Northwest into Inter-mountain West and Rockies, as two more storm systems arrive before the weekend. Expect heavy to excessive rain and widespread mountain snow. A couple of these systems will combine and evolve into a major very wet storm system with heavy to excessive rain, Thursday into the weekend, for the eastern half of the country.
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Last Update: 922 PM CST Mon Dec 10 2018

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Synopsis: Winds will be slowly shifting to the east and then southeast tonight through early Tuesday morning. This onshore flow will be strengthening by Wednesday and Wednesday night as the next storm system deepens over the Southern Plains. Very strong gusty offshore winds are expected to develop behind the front Thursday and Friday. Small Craft Advisories are likely but there is also a possibility that Gale Watches or Warnings may be needed. Please keep up to date with the latest forecast as the week progresses.

Rest Of Tonight
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tuesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Wednesday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the evening. Scattered thunderstorms. Showers likely after midnight.
Thursday
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30 knots with gusts to around 45 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet building to 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet in the afternoon. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
West winds 25 to 35 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A slight chance of rain in the evening.
Friday
Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts to around 50 knots becoming 25 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet subsiding to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Saturday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot.
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Last Update: 922 PM CST Mon Dec 10 2018
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