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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1028 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

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Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. WINDS WILL BECOME MODERATE AND NORTHEAST FRIDAY MORNING IN RESPONSE TO A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE REGION NEAR SUNRISE. EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE FRONT. MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. WIND SPEEDS WILL DECREASE BY SATURDAY NIGHT AS THE AXIS OF A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM ENTERS THE WATERS. WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN SUNDAY AS THE SURFACE HIGH MOVES EAST. DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
  • Rest Of Today South wind around 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to choppy. A slight chance of showers.
  • Tonight South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
  • Friday North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning... Then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally choppy.
  • Saturday Night East wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast after midnight. Bays smooth.
  • Sunday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Sunday Night Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Monday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.
  • Monday Night South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth.



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Zone Area Forecast for Bays and Waterways from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas
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