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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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Last Update: 352 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

  • SynopsisA WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT, HELPING TO KEEP HURRICANE CRISTOBAL WELL EAST OF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, THEN SHIFTS OFFSHORE INTO SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT SHOULD LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY, THEN A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MAY STALL TO OUR NORTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
  • Thu N winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
  • Thu Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft... Subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
  • Fri NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
  • Fri Night SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sun SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms through the night.
  • Mon SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

    winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm
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