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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Last Update: 315 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Today
Northwest winds to 30 kt. Rain ending early. Otherwise cloudy early, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
Tonight
West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest late. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
Tuesday
Southwest winds to 30 kt. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
West winds 20 to 25 kt becoming northwest. partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
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Last Update: 315 AM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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