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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains and North Carolina

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Fri. afternoon & evening across parts of the central Plains, from northeastern CO across much of NE & northern KS into extreme western IA & northwestern MO. Large hail, damaging winds & isolated tornadoes are possible. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over much of NC, with locally-damaging winds as the main threat.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1019 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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Lake Pontchartrain/Lake Maurepas

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...ALLOWING A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO SLIDE IN FROM THE NORTHEAST.
  • Rest Of Today Northwest winds near 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tonight South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
  • Saturday West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
  • Saturday Night West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
  • Sunday Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
  • Monday North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday And Tuesday Night East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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