Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.
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2NM ESE Port Everglades FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    ESE 6kt
    1ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    Winds IncreasingE 8kt
    1ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 8kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 7kt
    2ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 7kt
    2ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 8kt
    2ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    E 8kt
    2ft

    Low: 80 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ESE 8kt
    2ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    ESE 9kt
    2ft

    Low: 82 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:16 pm EDT Sep 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10pm EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure ridge will be building across the South Florida waters this weekend leading to the typical nighttime and morning shower and thunderstorm activity across the Atlantic waters and afternoon and evening activity around the Lake Okeechobee and the nearshore Gulf waters. A small northeast swell of 1 to 3 feet will also be moving into the Atlantic waters of Palm Beach County this weekend associated with an area of low pressure north of Bermuda.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Frequent lightning strikes and gusty winds with any storm impacting the Gulf stream particularly tonight into the early part of Saturday.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Sep 20, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

9 nautical miles northeast of Fowey Rocks. 19 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 12 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
ESE wind around 6 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 8 kt in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Saturday Night
E wind 5 to 8 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop becoming smooth.
Sunday
E wind 5 to 7 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.
Sunday Night
E wind around 7 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.
Monday
E wind 6 to 8 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Monday Night
E wind 6 to 8 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop becoming smooth.
Tuesday
ESE wind 5 to 8 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth becoming a light chop.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind around 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

*Notices:

  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: 26.1°N 80.1°W
Last Update: 9:16 pm EDT Sep 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 10pm EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
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