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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 308 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

2NM N Resurrection Bay AK

Marine Zone Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF WILL REACH THE NORTH GULF COAST BY SAT MORNING. ANOTHER WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHWEST GULF SUN MORNING AND REACH THE NORTH GULF COAST SUN AFTERNOON. A 980 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTH OF CHIGNIK SAT EVENING WILL MOVE INLAND NEAR CHIGNIK EARLY SUN MORNING.

Tonight
S wind 10 kt in the evening becoming variable less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of caines head. Rain and snow.
Sat
Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of caines head. Rain.
Sat Night
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Higher winds and seas S of caines head. Rain.
Sun And Sun Night
S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon Through Tue
S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

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Last Update: 308 PM AKDT FRI APR 17 2015
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