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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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1NM WNW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Showers Likely

SE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 55 °F

Tonight

Isolated Showers

NNW 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 41 °F

Wednesday

Patchy Fog

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 52 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

E 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 39 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain

E 20kt
< 1ft

High: 53 °F

Thursday
Night

Rain

SE 25kt
< 1ft

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Rain

SE 20kt
< 1ft

High: 58 °F

Friday
Night

Rain

SE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 48 °F

Saturday

Rain

SE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 58 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:39 am AKDT Sep 30, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7am AKDT Sep 30, 2014-6pm AKDT Oct 6, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

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 WEAK LOW IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL MOVE E ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST TO BE NEAR CAPE FAIRWEATHER BY MIDDAY TUE. IT WILL THEN WEAKEN TO A TROUGH AND CONTINUE MOVING SE ACROSS THE REST OF THE PANHANDLE THROUGH TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE SOUTHERN YUKON TUE NIGHT INTO WED.
  • Today SE wind around 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Showers likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Isolated showers before 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy fog before 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night E wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday E wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night SE wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain, mainly after 7pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday SE wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SE wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 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.