A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 848 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018

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15NM E New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A strong low pressure area and associated cold front will move generally west to east across northern and eastern Texas today and the lower Mississippi valley and central Gulf coast region Friday and Friday night. High pressure will build over the region Sunday into early next week.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less after midnight. dominant period 4 seconds after midnight. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of showers through the day.
Friday Night
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Saturday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday
Northwest winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday Night
North winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Monday
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Monday Night
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
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Last Update: 848 AM CST Thu Dec 13 2018
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