Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 911 PM CDT Fri May 7 2021

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6NM SE Evanston IL

Marine Zone Forecast

Rest Of Tonight
North winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
North winds 5 to 10 kt becoming east 10 to 15 kt by early afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
East winds 10 to 20 kt. Rain likely. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
East winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northeast to 30 kt in the late morning. Rain likely. Waves 3 to 5 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 911 PM CDT Fri May 7 2021
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