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Chance of severe thunderstorms in the Plains on Friday

Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas into Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening, then overnight across portions of the central and northern Plains. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the primary threats, although a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Last Update: 216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisLIGHT WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND THEN SWING AROUND TO THE EAST AND INCREASE TO JUST BELOW CAUTIONARY LEVELS EARLY NEXT WEEK. SEAS WILL GENERALLY BE 2 FEET OR LESS.
  • Tonight Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth.
  • Friday Northwest wind around 10 knots...becoming west in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
  • Friday Night West wind around 10 knots...becoming northwest late. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
  • Saturday Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop late in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night West wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast and increasing to around 15 knots late. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop late. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday East wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet offshore. Protected waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday East wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet nearshore...3 to 5 feet offshore. Protected waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM
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