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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Last Update: 900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisA SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS PASSING MAINLY TO OUR NORTH WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE WINDS TO THE WATERS FOR THE NEXT WEEK. A LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL GENERATED FROM A DISTANT STORM WILL BEGIN MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
  • Tonight S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves S 4 ft at 6 seconds...and W 8 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 8 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu Night NE winds up to 5 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 10 seconds... And W 2 ft at 18 seconds. Rain.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 9 seconds...and W 4 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of tstms.
  • Fri Night N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 4 seconds... And W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sat S winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 8 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sun SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NE 2 ft at 5 seconds...and W 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Mon NE winds 5 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 13 seconds.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm