Critical Fire Weather Threats in Southern California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region.
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Last Update: 1014 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM W Passage Key Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will remain generally northeast of the area through the next couple of days, with a southeast to east flow in place over the waters. A relatively weak afternoon sea breeze will form each day, with winds turning onshore near the coast. A few isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible near the coast and then moving offshore each evening, with locally hazardous boating conditions possible.

This Afternoon
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 1014 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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