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.

Last Update: 806 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

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6NM WSW Hoquiam WA

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: Onshore flow through this weekend with high pressure over the coastal waters. Increasing onshore flow into this evening with gales possible for the central and eastern portions of the Strait of Juan de Fuca through 09Z, small craft advisory winds for the Admiralty Inlet and northern inland waters into tonight. Winds will briefly increasing Saturday morning for the coastal waters with south winds, though winds will be below SCA. Mainly lighter winds over the weekend with increasing onshore flow Sunday into early Monday morning

Combined seas 5 or 7 ft. Bar conditions moderate becoming light saturday morning. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 315 am and 330 pm saturday.
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Last Update: 806 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021
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