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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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Last Update: 648 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE AREA TONIGHT AS HURRICANE CRISTOBAL TURNS NORTHEAST AND TRACKS NORTH OF BERMUDA. A WEAK COLD FRONT SAGS SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY...THEN STALLS ACROSS NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY BEFORE RETURNING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.
  • Tonight NE winds 5 kt...becoming W in the late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 15 seconds.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds in the afternoon.
  • Thu Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Fri NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Fri Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sat Night S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
  • Sun S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sun Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
  • Mon Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.

    winds and seas higher and visibilities lower in and near tstms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm
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