Strong Storms for Midwest; Very Active Weather Pattern for West

Strong thunderstorms with isolated severe hail are possible today across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota today. Otherwise, a very active and wet weather pattern is expected through early next week for the West Coast and Western U.S. A number of Pacific storm systems will deliver enhanced and excessive rainfall along with mountain snow.
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Last Update: 318 AM CDT Wed Oct 20 2021

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Synopsis: Moderate east to southeast winds tonight will gradually relax through Wednesday night, becoming more southerly on Thursday as a cold front approaches from the northwest. Winds may shift to be northerly late in the week if the cold front moves southeast of the marine area and does not stall along the coast. Light to moderate easterly flow is expected to develop for the weekend.

Today
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
South winds 8 to 13 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
South winds 3 to 8 knots becoming northwest. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
North winds 8 to 13 knots becoming northeast. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Saturday
East winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Saturday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Sunday
East winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 318 AM CDT Wed Oct 20 2021
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