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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1015 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

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Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisA WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE NORTH GULF LATE TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EAST OF THE AREA AND REMAIN THERE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  • Rest Of Tonight West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
  • Wednesday Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast late in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot.
  • Wednesday Night And Thursday South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Thursday Night Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.
  • Friday South winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 foot. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night South winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.
  • Saturday South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot.
  • Saturday Night South winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
  • Sunday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 NM