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Severe weather threat increases this afternoon across parts of the southern Plains

The threat of severe weather is increasing for this afternoon across a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas. The greatest threat is forecast for parts of central and northern Texas where Enhanced and Moderate Risks are in place. Very large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes, some possibly strong, are all possible. Those in this region are encouraged to remain weather-aware.
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Last Update: 736 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

15NM ENE Oyster VA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS BACK INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THE HIGH WILL SLIDE OFF THE COAST ON WEDNESDAY...WITH THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST ON THURSDAY.

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 ft... Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 7 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Mon Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft... Building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight.
Tue
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tue Night
SW winds 5 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Wed
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu
E winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of rain.
Thu Night
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight.
Fri
N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.

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Last Update: 736 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015
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