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: 937 AM CST Fri Jan 15 2021

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Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: A moderate to strong westerly flow will develop over the marine area this afternoon through Saturday as high pressure builds into the region behind a cold front. Seas will build through Saturday morning. Winds will gradually subside late Saturday afternoon, and a light to moderate west to northwest flow will prevail Saturday night through Monday.

Rest Of Today
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots becoming west 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Tonight
West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Saturday
West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 7 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots diminishing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.
Sunday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Sunday Night
West winds 13 to 18 knots becoming northwest. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Monday
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 4 seconds.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
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Last Update: 937 AM CST Fri Jan 15 2021
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