High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains.
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Last Update: 403 PM HST Sat Dec 16 2017

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26NM SSE Naalehu HI

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Synopsis: PHZ100-171515- 403 PM HST Sat Dec 16 2017 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... A surface low just north of Oahu will continue to move west tonight. Light winds will remain over the area into early next week before increasing out of the northeast as a cold front passes the islands Tuesday and Wednesday. $$

Tonight
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. North swell 4 feet. Haze through the night. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated showers after midnight.
Sunday
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Haze through the day. Isolated showers in the morning. Scattered showers in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Haze. Scattered showers.
Monday
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Scattered showers.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered heavy showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
Northeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Heavy showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
East winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Northwest swell 6 feet. Heavy showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Winds variable less than 10 knots becoming west 10 knots in the evening, then veering north after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 feet. North swell 6 feet. Haze. Scattered showers.
Thursday
North winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet. North swell 6 feet. Haze. Isolated showers.
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Last Update: 403 PM HST Sat Dec 16 2017
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