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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains and North Carolina

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Fri. afternoon & evening across parts of the central Plains, from northeastern CO across much of NE & northern KS into extreme western IA & northwestern MO. Large hail, damaging winds & isolated tornadoes are possible. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over much of NC, with locally-damaging winds as the main threat.
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Last Update: 220 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisAT 09Z...OR 2 AM PDT...HIGH PRESSURE WAS LOCATED IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC WITH A WEAK 1010 MB LOW SOUTH OF LAS VEGAS. LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE W TO NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TROPICAL STORM LOWELL WAS 900 NM SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION. SOUTHERLY SWELL FROM LOWELL WILL BUILD INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
  • Today Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 4 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Tonight NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 4 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sat NW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at 9 seconds and S 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and S 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Sun Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and S 4 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
  • Sun Night Winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft and S 4 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft and SW 4 ft. Patchy fog.
  • Tue NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft and SW 3 to 4 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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