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.
|NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 243 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020
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.
|Zone Forecast: S of Cape Hatteras NC to Ocracoke Inlet NC out to 20 nm (AMZ154)|
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