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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 351 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas

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  • SynopsisISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. EXPECT PRECIPITATION TO BE LIMITED TO THE OFFSHORE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY OWING TO DRIER ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS. GENERALLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED TODAY AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES WESTWARD. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY DUE TO DEVELOPING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST BY EARLY FRIDAY WITH WINDS SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AND BECOMING MODERATE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND EVENTUALLY TURN ONSHORE LATE IN THE WEEKEND.
  • Today Northeast wind around 5 knots shifting east late. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting south after midnight. Bays smooth.
  • Wednesday South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Thursday South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots shifting south after midnight. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
  • Friday Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots shifting north in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night North wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Night Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast after midnight. Bays smooth.



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Zone Area Forecast for Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas
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