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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 836 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

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17NM SW San Francisco CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

Synopsis: A BROAD THERMAL TROUGH POSITIONED OVER MUCH OF CALIFORNIA WILL MAINTAIN GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE WESTERLY WINDS THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF THE WORK WEEK. WINDS WILL BE LOCALLY STRONGER NORTH OF POINT REYES...ESPECIALLY OVER THE OUTER WATERS. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS BY MID WEEK. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS GENTLER SEAS MOVE IN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

Tonight
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
Sat
W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sat Night
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sun
SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sun Night
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Mon
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
Tue
W winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
Wed
NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 15 ft... Increasing to 13 to 18 ft. Slight chance of showers. .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast..... in the deep water channel...combined seas 7 to 9 feet with a dominant period of 15...seas becoming 6 to 8 feet overnight. across the bar...combined seas 10 to 12 feet with a dominant period of 15 seconds with breakers to 15 feet...seas decreasing to 7 to 9 feet overnight. Maximum ebb current of 3.0 knots at 03:44 am saturday and 1.6 knots at 04:27 pm saturday.

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Last Update: 836 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015
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