Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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Last Update: 217 PM CST Fri Mar 5 2021

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: East winds slowly turn northeast and increase as a surface low moves across the central Gulf overnight. Areas of rain develop and move across the waters tonight and it will then end from the west tomorrow morning. Seas begin building late tonight through early Sunday morning, then slowly subside into next week. Light to moderate northeasterly flow persists through the weekend and that gradually turns more easterly into early next week.

Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots becoming northeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to near 35 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds. Rain likely.
Saturday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 18 to 23 knots. Gusts up to near 35 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
Saturday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 18 to 23 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Sunday
Northeast winds 18 to 23 knots diminishing to 13 to 18 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Sunday Night
Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots becoming east. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Monday
East winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Monday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Tuesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
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Last Update: 217 PM CST Fri Mar 5 2021
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