Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Today

A significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is likely for portions of the Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from eastern Iowa into northern and central Illinois. The threats include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. A powerful system near the Central Plains will lift north and clash with a warm and humid air mass over the region.
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Last Update: 713 AM EDT Sat Mar 28 2020

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...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: AMZ100-282315- 713 AM EDT Sat Mar 28 2020 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A backdoor cold front will briefly move through the northern half of the area tonight before moving back to the north as a warm front early tomorrow. Another cold front with limited moisture will move through the region Sunday evening. High pressure returns early next week. $$

Today
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds, decreasing to 5 seconds this afternoon. Areas of fog this morning. patchy fog early this afternoon.
Tonight
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
Tue
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers, then showers likely.
Wed
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely.
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Last Update: 713 AM EDT Sat Mar 28 2020
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