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: 636 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Today
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing to 30 knots this afternoon. Showers through early afternoon, then scattered showers late. Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Tonight
West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 7 to 10 feet building to 10 to 13 feet, then subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
Tuesday
West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
Wednesday
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Lake effect rain showers likely. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
Thursday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
Friday
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance of showers friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
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Last Update: 636 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
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