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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Last Update: 243 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: AMZ100-300615- 243 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A slow moving cold front will approach the area today and move offshore early Wednesday. Behind that, cooler high pressure is expected to build over the area mid to late week. Low pressure and unsettled weather is possible late weekend into early next week. $$

Tonight
S winds around 20 kt, becoming SW 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt late this evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 11 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms this evening, then rain with tstms likely after midnight.
Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to around 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the morning.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Thu
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri
W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
Fri Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 243 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020
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