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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: 322 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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Casco Bay

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...


  • SynopsisLOW PRES WILL MOVE INTO THE MARITIMES TONIGHT AND THU WITH STRONG NW WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND THIS SYSTEM. HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE W THU NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF TO THE E FRI. LOW PRES AND A TRAILING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI NIGHT THEN SLOWLY CROSS THE REGION SAT BEFORE HEADING INTO THE MARITIMES ON SUNDAY. A WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRES BUILDS IN ON MON.
  • Tonight NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Thu NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thu Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt... Diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Fri Night S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers after midnight.
  • Sat S winds around 5 kt...becoming E around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sat Night NE winds around 5 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sun NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Sun Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
  • Mon Night NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.



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