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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture brining heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma, though flood watches and warnings are in effect eastern Colorado to western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish on Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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Last Update: 133 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

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Coastal Waters from San Mateo Point to the Mexican Border and out to 30 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...



  • SynopsisAT 1 PM PDT...A 1015 MB HIGH WAS 35 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAN DIEGO AND A 1005 MB LOW WAS NEAR BLYTHE. WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY...ALTHOUGH A WEAK COASTAL EDDY WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. WIND GUSTS MAY REACH 25 KT NEAR SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND DURING THE EVENING HOURS TODAY AND THURSDAY.
  • Tonight Wind W 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 1 ft at 8 seconds. Swell SW 1 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Thu Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 1 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 to 2 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Thu Night Wind NW 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 to 2 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Fri Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds and SW 2 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Fri Night Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds and SW 2 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sat Night Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft and SW 2 ft.
  • Sun Wind variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and SW 1 ft.
  • Sun Night Wind W 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.
  • Mon Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft and SW 2 ft.
  • Mon Night Wind W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 1 ft and SW 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from San Mateo Point to the Mexican Border and out to 30 nm
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