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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the northern Plains, from extreme south-central North Dakota into eastern South Dakota. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of hail and locally-strong wind gusts are possible.
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Last Update: 845 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 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 LATE TONIGHT...



  • SynopsisA HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INCREASING BRISK NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS THIS WEEKEND. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BRIEFLY MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON TUESDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE STRENGTHENS.
  • Today N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 7 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Tonight N winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves NW 9 ft at 9 seconds.
  • Wed N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Wed Night N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves NW 8 ft at 9 seconds... And W 2 ft at 18 seconds.
  • Thu N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 9 seconds...and W 2 ft at 17 seconds.
  • Fri N winds up to 5 kt. Waves NW 6 ft at 14 seconds.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 12 seconds.



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