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

37NM SW Cedar Key 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 diminishing to around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming north late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
Tonight
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
Wednesday
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming north around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
Wednesday Night
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Thursday Night
East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday
South winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1014 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
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