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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 PM PDT TUE APR 22 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 FROM 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...


  • SynopsisA SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS PASSING MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE AREA THIS WEEK WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE WINDS TO THE NORTHERN WATERS. A LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL GENERATED FROM A DISTANT STORM WILL BEGIN MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
  • Tonight S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 9 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Wed S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
  • Wed Night S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 5 seconds... And W 8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
  • Thu S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves S 3 ft at 5 seconds...and W 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Thu Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 8 ft at 12 seconds.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves W 12 ft at 14 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 14 seconds.
  • Sun S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves NE 2 ft at 5 seconds...and W 12 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