Critical Fire Weather Conditions for California and the Plains; Wet and Stormy Across the East

Critical fire weather conditions are likely to persist over parts of California and the Plains through Thursday. Elsewhere, a pair of cold fronts will deliver wet and stormy conditions to the eastern U.S. into Wednesday. Much cooler air will arrive in wake of the frontal passages with a return to below normal temperatures.
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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

3NM ENE Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    Winds IncreasingNW 37km/h
    1m

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely

    WSW 29km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SW 26km/h
    < 1m
  • Thursday

    Sunny

    WSW 21km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m
  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    SSE 16km/h
    < 1m
  • Friday

    Slight Chc Showers

    N 32km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Winds IncreasingNNW 23km/h
    < 1m
  • Saturday

    Sunny

    N 21km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m
  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 11km/h
    < 1m

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:05 pm EDT Sep 29, 2020
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Sep 29, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 6, 2020

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: ANZ600-300815- 400 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... Low pressure moves through the region this evening through tonight, with a cold front crossing the mid-Atlantic waters after midnight. Another cold front crosses the coast Thursday night. High pressure builds across the area into the upcoming weekend. $$

Tonight
SSE wind 29 to 32 km/h becoming NW 34 to 37 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 2am, then showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas around 1 m.
Wednesday
WSW wind 24 to 29 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Seas 1 m or less.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas 1 m or less.
Thursday
WSW wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h. Sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Thursday Night
SE wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming SW after midnight. A slight chance of showers after 2am. Seas 1 m or less.
Friday
N wind 29 to 32 km/h decreasing to 26 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 1 m.
Friday Night
NNW wind 16 to 19 km/h increasing to 20 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday
N wind 18 to 21 km/h decreasing to 14 to 17 km/h in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Saturday Night
N wind around 11 km/h becoming NE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 m or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 37.56°N 75.94°W
Last Update: 3:05 pm EDT Sep 29, 2020
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Sep 29, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 6, 2020
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