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Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.
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Last Update: 729 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisAN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TODAY WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN AT THE SURFACE TO END THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS WATERS ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE SOUTH ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  • Today NE winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
  • Tonight NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Fri NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Fri Night E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Sat SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers.
  • Sat Night W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers likely in the evening.
  • Sun W winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 6 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Fire Island Inlet NY to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm
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