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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 937 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

21NM SE Grand Chenier LA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS

Synopsis: Elevated easterly flow today will become southeasterly over the weekend as the pressure gradient tightens due to a surface low deepening across the area. Increased offshore flow will develop behind a cold front Sunday night into Monday.

Rest Of Today
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tonight
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Friday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 937 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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