Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest.
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Last Update: 847 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

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19NM NW Brookings OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS

Synopsis: A thermal trough will persist near the coast. Gusty north winds and steep seas are likely south of Cape Blanco into Sunday afternoon. Winds and seas are then likely to build with steep seas expanding north of Cape Blanco, and seas becoming very steep south of Gold Beach for the first half of next week.

Tonight
N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 15 to 25 kt...easing to 10 kt late tonight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat
N wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming NW 30 kt late in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 10 kt... Becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat Night
NW wind 30 kt...becoming N after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
Sun
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 10 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Sun Night
NW gales 35 kt...becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
Mon
N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 30 kt in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 10 kt...backing to NW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 4 ft.
Mon Night
N gales 35 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 25 kt... Becoming N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft.
Tue
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the afternoon and evening, then...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
Wed
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 ft.
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Last Update: 847 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021
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