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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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Last Update: 217 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON......GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...


  • SynopsisA HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INCREASING BRISK NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BRIEFLY MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON TUESDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE STRENGTHENS.
  • Today N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves NW 11 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Tonight N winds 25 to 30 kt. Waves NW 12 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Wed N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves N 12 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Wed Night N winds 20 to 25 kt. Waves NW 12 ft at 10 seconds...and NW 2 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Thu N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 9 seconds...and NW 2 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 12 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm
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