Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Dense Fog

    NNE 7kt
    2ft
  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers

    Winds IncreasingSSW 6kt
    2ft
  • Saturday

    Isolated Showers

    SW 10kt
    2ft
  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SSW 10kt
    2ft
  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    SSW 14kt
    2-3ft
  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SW 12kt
    2-3ft
  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    WSW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    1-2ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 9kt
    1ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 9kt
    1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:01 pm EST Feb 23, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2pm EST Feb 23, 2018-6pm EST Mar 1, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: AMZ200-240215- 101 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure offshore will maintain moderate S and SW winds, until a cold front crosses the coast Monday, bringing winds around to the N and NE both Monday and Tuesday. Patchy sea fog is possible south of Cape Fear tonight and Saturday morning. $$

This Afternoon
NNE wind around 7 kt. Areas of dense fog. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW around 6 kt after midnight. Isolated showers after 3am. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
SW wind 6 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 19 kt. Isolated showers before noon. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
SSW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
SSW wind 10 to 14 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind 8 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday
WSW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday
NNE wind 7 to 9 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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Point Forecast: 34.33°N 77.66°W
Last Update: 1:01 pm EST Feb 23, 2018
Forecast Valid: 2pm EST Feb 23, 2018-6pm EST Mar 1, 2018
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