Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 439 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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62NM SW Grand Isle LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A cold front will move toward the coast today. It will finally push into the Gulf by midweek, and will stall over the northern Gulf through the end of the week.

Today
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers early in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening. Chance of showers through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
Wednesday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon. Chance of showers through the day.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
Thursday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers through the night. slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
Southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. showers and thunderstorms likely.
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Last Update: 439 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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