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: 245 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021

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Tallahassee, FL Local Forecast Office

18NM WSW Apalachicola FL

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/145 PM CST Fri Jan 15 2021/ ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Tonight
West winds 20 to 25 knot with gusts to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters rough.
Saturday
West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters rough.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet decreasing to 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. protected waters a moderate chop becoming a light chop.
Sunday
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters becoming choppy.
Monday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
East winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 245 PM EST Fri Jan 15 2021
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