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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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 243 PM EDT Tue Sep 29 2020
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Tonight: S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late this evening and early morning, then becoming W with gusts up to 30 kt late. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Near shore, seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough late this evening and overnight. Showers likely with a chance of tstms early this evening, then tstms likely with rain late this evening and overnight.

Wed: NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop in the afternoon. A chance of rain with a slight chance of tstms in the morning.

Wed Night: W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

Thu: W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

Thu Night: SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.

Fri: W winds around 5 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.

Fri Night: N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy.

Sat: NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers.

Sun: NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming E. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)

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