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: 342 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Synopsis: Troughs move over the North Gulf Coast as a 986 mb low forms 120 nm West of Kodiak City tonight. This low moves to 180 nm Southwest of Klawock by Mon afternoon.

Tonight
SE wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
NE wind 10 kt becoming N 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.
Sun Night
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon Night
E wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Tue Through Wed
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Thu
E wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 342 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
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