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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the northern Plains, from extreme south-central North Dakota into eastern South Dakota. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of hail and locally-strong wind gusts are possible.
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Last Update: 856 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos out to 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE IS STRENGTHENING OFF THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST. THIS WILL BRING MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WITH STRONGEST WINDS OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. WINDS WILL DECREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GREAT BASIN AND BRINGS OFFSHORE FLOW TO THE AREA.
  • Today NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Wed NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Wed Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Thu NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos out to 10 nm
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