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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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Last Update: 900 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...



  • SynopsisA SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS PASSING MAINLY TO OUR NORTH WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE WINDS TO THE WATERS FOR THE NEXT WEEK. A LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL GENERATED FROM A DISTANT STORM WILL BEGIN MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
  • Today S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 10 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
  • Tonight S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 8 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds... And W 9 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves NW 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 12 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of tstms.
  • Sat S winds 5 to 10 kt...rising to 15 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 8 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Sun S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm