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.
|NWS Forecast for: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)|
Issued by: National Weather Service Norton, MA
Last Update: 116 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021
This Afternoon: E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight: E winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat: SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW around 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat Night: W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Sun: W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
Sun Night: W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Mon And Mon Night: W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue And Tue Night: W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
|Zone Forecast: Block Island Sound (ANZ237)|
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