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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Last Update: 307 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas from 10 to 60 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE GREAT BASIN RESULTING IN DECREASING NORTHWEST WINDS. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE LATE IN THE WEEK.
  • Today NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Thu NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Thu Night N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and SW 3 ft at 19 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. SW swell 3 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft and S 3 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas from 10 to 60 nm
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