Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and mid-Mississippi valley
Showers and thunderstorms are possible from the Upper Midwest to the central plains and mid-Mississippi valley today and into tonight. Some storms may be severe, and heavy rainfall is also possible.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 1:23 pm EDT Aug 24, 2016
Forecast Valid: 2pm EDT Aug 24, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 30, 2016
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF AUGUST 23...
11 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 3 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 2 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 7 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 9 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 9 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
- The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.