High Winds and Blizzard Conditions in the Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in Southern California

A powerful winter storm will continue to bring widespread impacts to the central U.S. today. Blizzard conditions will continue across portions of the east-central and northern Plains while high winds to 65 mph will continue over portions of the west-central and northern Plains into this evening. Gusty offshore winds will drive several days of critical fire weather in southern California.
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Last Update: 300 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

13NM NNE Ocracoke NC

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

Synopsis: AMZ100-160730- 300 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A cold front will cross the area tonight. High pressure regains control this weekend through middle next week. $$

Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late this evening, then becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers early this evening, then showers late this evening and early morning. A chance of showers late.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
Sat Night
W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Waves 1 ft or less, then 2 to 3 ft.
Wed
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, then 1 ft.
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Last Update: 300 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021
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