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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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Last Update: 708 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Charles Light VA to NC VA border out 20 nm

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  • SynopsisAN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SWING ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND OFF THE COAST TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PUSHING A WEAK COLD FRONT THROUGH THE LOCAL AREA. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC REGION ON THURSDAY...THEN ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST FRIDAY. THE COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT...USHERING IN MUCH COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER FOR MOST OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
  • Tonight NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds.
  • Wed N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
  • Wed Night NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Thu N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Thu Night NE winds 10 kt...becoming E after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Fri E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening...then showers likely after midnight.
  • Sat SW winds 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sun W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Charles Light VA to NC VA border out 20 nm
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