A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday.
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Last Update: 1238 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

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Synopsis: A weak low pressure system will pass just north of the area today. Another area of low pressure will track through the deep south on Friday and into the Mid Atlantic by this weekend. High pressure will then build in and hang around through midweek. Another low pressure system may impact the region late in the week.

This Afternoon
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of rain.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 7 seconds. rain.
Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun Night
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
Mon
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
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Last Update: 1238 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018
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