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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: 222 PM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas out to 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...



  • SynopsisMODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TOMORROW. WINDS BECOME LIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GREAT BASIN.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Wed NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Wed Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Thu W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Thu Night NW 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 19 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft and SW 3 ft.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft and SW 3 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft and S 3 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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