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: 406 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

11NM W Marco Island FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: An area of high pressure will continue to provide an east to southeasterly wind flow across the Atlantic and Gulf coastal waters through the middle portion of the week. Wind speeds today will generally range between 10 and 15 knots. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible across the local waters each day. Winds and waves could be higher in and around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 11, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

6 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 12 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east southeast 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night And Friday
East winds 5 to 10 knots nearshore and east 10 to 15 knots offshore. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 406 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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