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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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23NM W Santa Barbara CA

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Sunny

W 10kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Patchy Fog

W 10ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Thursday

Patchy Fog

Winds IncreasingW 10kt
< 1ft

Thursday
Night

Patchy Fog

W 10ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Friday

Patchy Fog

W 10kt
< 1ft

Friday
Night

Patchy Fog

NW 10kt
< 1ft

Saturday

Patchy Fog

Light Wind
< 1ft

Saturday
Night

Patchy Fog

Light Wind
< 1ft

Sunday

Patchy Fog

W 10kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:11 am PDT Aug 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm PDT Aug 20, 2014-6pm PDT Aug 26, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisAT 09...OR 9 AM PDT...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WAS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND A 1004 MB LOW WAS NEAR LAS VEGAS. WEAK W TO NW FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THU. THERE WILL BE THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THIS EVENING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS...WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS AND CHOPPY SEAS THE LIKELY HAZARDS.
  • This Afternoon W wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Patchy fog after 11pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Patchy fog after 11pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday W wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog after 11pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog after 11pm. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the morning. Patchy fog before 11am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.