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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Last Update: 205 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Sal From 10 NM to 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisAT 21Z...OR 2 PM PDT...A 1026 MB HIGH WAS 500 NM W OF MEDFORD OREGON WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING TO A 1024 MB HIGH OVER THE GREAT BASIN AND A 1004 MB LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS. ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS...WEAK TO LOCALLY MODERATE NW TO N FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...WEAK W TO NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN WEAK TO MODERATE NE FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND THU...WITH THE STRONGEST GUSTS NEAR SHORE BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.
  • Tonight N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Thu N winds 5 to 10 kt in the morning...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 19 seconds.
  • Thu Night Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming N 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Fri N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Fri Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Sat N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 2 ft.
  • Sat Night NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 3 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 3 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.



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Zone Area Forecast for Pt. Piedras Blancas to Pt. Sal From 10 NM to 60 NM
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