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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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Last Update: 203 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...



  • SynopsisA HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INCREASING BRISK NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BRIEFLY MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON TUESDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE STRENGTHENS.
  • Tonight N winds 20 to 30 kt. Waves NW 11 ft at 8 seconds... And NW 2 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Thu N winds 15 to 25 kt...easing to 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 9 seconds...and NW 2 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Thu Night N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 9 seconds... And NW 2 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 4 ft at 8 seconds...and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 5 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds...and W 5 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Sun N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 7 seconds...and W 6 ft at 13 seconds.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 12 seconds.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm
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