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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 938 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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Lake Pontchartrain/Lake Maurepas

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST LESS THAN 20 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisA SURFACE HIGH CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST THROUGH THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL PUSH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.
  • Rest Of Today Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 1 second. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
  • Tonight Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 1 second. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 1 second. Chance of showers and thunderstorms until late afternoon...then showers and thunderstorms likely late in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot dominant period 1 second. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet dominant period 1 second. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet dominant period 1 second. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet.
  • Saturday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
  • Sunday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
  • Sunday Night South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.



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