Severe Weather Potential into the Northern Plains; Heat Across the South and Pacific Northwest

Severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the Plains today into tonight, some of these storms will be capable of heavy rainfall. Monsoonal moisture will continue across the Southwest where rainfall could produce debris flow, especially near recent burn scars. Meanwhile, heat concerns remain across the South and Southeast with rising temperatures expected across the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 237 PM PDT Fri Jun 24 2022

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9NM W North Bend OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: A thermal trough near the coast will produce strong northerly winds and very steep seas south of Cape Blanco through tonight. Gusty north winds and steep seas will persist north of Cape Blanco, then the thermal trough weakens Saturday with winds easing. Steep seas however will persist into early Sunday. South winds should then develop Sunday into Monday with lighter winds and lesser seas early next week. The thermal trough with north winds and seas likely returns next Wednesday through Friday.

Tonight
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell W 1 ft at 14 seconds and SW 2 ft at 18 seconds...shifting to the SW 2 ft at 17 seconds.
Sat
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft... Subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Swell SW 2 ft at 16 seconds... Shifting to the NW 3 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.
Sat Night
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell N 3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun
N wind 5 kt...backing to W in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell N 3 ft and SW 2 ft.
Sun Night
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and SW 2 ft.
Mon
S wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to SW 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 2 ft.
Mon Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 2 ft.
Tue
S wind 10 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 ft...shifting to the W 1 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft... Building to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 1 ft and SW 1 ft.
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Last Update: 237 PM PDT Fri Jun 24 2022
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