Strong Storms for Midwest; Very Active Weather Pattern for West

Strong thunderstorms with isolated severe hail are possible today across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota today. Otherwise, a very active and wet weather pattern is expected through early next week for the West Coast and Western U.S. A number of Pacific storm systems will deliver enhanced and excessive rainfall along with mountain snow.
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Last Update: 203 AM PDT Wed Oct 20 2021

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20NM SW Oceanside CA

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Synopsis: PZZ700-202200- 203 AM PDT Wed Oct 20 2021 .Synopsis for the far southern California coast... At 2 AM, a 1019 mb high was about 300 NM west of San Diego and a 1014 mb low was over the northern Gulf of California. Weak onshore flow will continue through Thursday, increasing Friday and Saturday before decreasing slightly Sunday. $$

Today
Wind NW 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Tonight
Wind NW 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Thu
Wind NW 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Thu Night
Wind NW 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds and S 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Fri
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 1 ft at 13 seconds.
Fri Night
Wind NW 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and S 1 ft.
Sat
Wind W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and S 1 ft.
Sat Night
Wind W 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft and S 1 ft.
Sun
Wind N 10 kt...becoming W with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and S 1 ft.
Sun Night
Wind W 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and SW 1 ft. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
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Last Update: 203 AM PDT Wed Oct 20 2021
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