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Severe thunderstorms possible across parts of Texas and the Southeast into the weekend

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening across parts of northwest TX into southern OK. On Saturday, the risk increases across parts of central TX and the TX Gulf Coast, with damaging winds and a few tornadoes possible. The risk decreases somewhat and moves to the Southeast on Sunday.
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Last Update: 117 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

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Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Marine Zone Forecast




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

  • SynopsisGUSTY NW WINDS TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS SAT THEN MOVE EAST ON SUN. LOW PRES MOVING OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL BRING RAIN AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS SUN NIGHT AND MON. THE SYSTEM WILL LIFT NE TOWARD THE CANADIAN MARITIMES ON TUE.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • This Afternoon NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
  • Tonight NW winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
  • Sat W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Becoming SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat Night SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Sun SW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
  • Mon S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain likely.
  • Mon Night SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Tue SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tue Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.




SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters East of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
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