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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19NM NW Brookings OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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
NW wind 30 kt...becoming N 5 to 10 kt. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming 15 to 25 kt early in the evening, then...easing to 10 to 15 kt late in the evening...easing to 5 kt after midnight...becoming variable less than 5 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 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
Northern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late in the afternoon. Brookings southward, N wind 5 kt... Backing to W late in the afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Swell SW 2 ft at 16 seconds... Shifting to the NW 3 ft at 8 seconds and SW 2 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon.
Sat Night
Northern portion, N wind 20 kt early in the evening...easing to 10 kt, then...veering to NE after midnight... Becoming variable less than 5 kt. Brookings southward, S wind 5 kt...backing to SE in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell N 3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun
S wind 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the morning... Becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell N 3 ft and SW 2 ft.
Sun Night
S 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. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 2 ft.
Mon Night
S wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SE after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and SW 2 ft.
Tue
SE wind 5 kt...veering to NW in the afternoon, then... Becoming N 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft. NW swell 2 ft...shifting to the W 1 ft.
Wed
N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the evening, then...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft...building to 7 to 8 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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