March Going Out Like a Lion with Intensifying Central U.S. Storm
Tens of Millions of people are under threat of potentially intense severe weather as a powerful frontal system sweeps across the Central U.S. At least a few long-track, strong to potentially violent tornadoes, intense damaging wind, and very large hail are probable across much of the Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and blowing snow will produce travel hazards in the Upper Midwest.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Marine Zone Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
Synopsis: Southerly flow increases today as a strong Pacific frontal system moves inland this afternoon-evening. Strong post- frontal onshore flow will follow tonight through Saturday then ease on Sunday. An active pattern will continue through early next week as additional disturbances impact the region.
SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the morning then rain in the afternoon.
S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after midnight. Rain.
SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain.
SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Light wind becoming SW to 10 kt. Wind waves less than 1 ft becoming 1 ft or less.
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|Last Update:||838 AM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023|