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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: 401 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River Louisiana out 20 NM

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 TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisA SURFACE HIGH CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.
  • Tonight Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 3 seconds. Chance of showers.
  • Thursday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
  • Saturday Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet dominant period 4 seconds.
  • Saturday Night Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 3 seconds.
  • Sunday Southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
  • Sunday Night South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
  • Monday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
  • Monday Night South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River Louisiana out 20 NM
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