High Winds and Blizzard Conditions in the Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in Southern California

A powerful winter storm will continue to bring widespread impacts to the central U.S. today. Blizzard conditions will continue across portions of the east-central and northern Plains while high winds to 65 mph will continue over portions of the west-central and northern Plains into this evening. Gusty offshore winds will drive several days of critical fire weather in southern California.
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Last Update: 852 AM CST Fri Jan 15 2021

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49NM E Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A broad area of high pressure will settle over the area through Saturday. Another cold front is expected to sweep across the waters on Sunday. High pressure will once again build over the area by Monday before shifting toward the eastern Gulf Tuesday.

Rest Of Today
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Tonight
Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Seas building to 10 to 14 feet with occasional seas to 15 feet after midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds after midnight.
Saturday
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots easing to near 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Sunday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Monday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Monday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers through the night.
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Last Update: 852 AM CST Fri Jan 15 2021
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