Rain, thunderstorms possible for parts of Texas and Gulf Coast; additional rain and mountain snow forecast out West
A developing storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms across parts of South Texas and the western Gulf Coast on Thursday. Some of the thunderstorms that develop late Thursday night into Friday have the potential to be severe. Meanwhile, additional rainfall and mountain snow is forecast for northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
8NM WNW Metlakatla AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
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Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 5:02 am AKST Dec 18, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10am AKST Dec 18, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 24, 2014
WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.
- SynopsisA STORM FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH THE EASTERN
GULF THU. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL REACH THE EASTERN GULF ON FRI.
- Today SSE wind 35 to 40 kt decreasing to 30 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Rain. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
- Tonight SE wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas around 5 ft.
- Friday SE wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
- Friday Night SE wind 25 to 30 kt increasing to 35 to 40 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Rain. Seas 5 ft building to 8 ft.
- Saturday SE wind 25 to 35 kt, with gusts as high as 50 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
- Saturday Night SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
- Sunday SE wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
- Sunday Night SE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
- Monday SE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 3 ft.
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