Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving system in the central U.S. will bring a renewed period of locally heavy rain this weekend across much of the Plains. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality for much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Last Update: 409 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

6NM ESE Miami Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: East to southeasterly flow near 10 to 15 knots will continue across the Atlantic and Gulf coastal waters early this weekend. Seas will generally remain at 2 feet or less across the local waters through the middle portion of next week. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible each day. Winds and waves could be higher in and around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Aug 16, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

10 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 16 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 11 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 13 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the night. A chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Monday Through Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 409 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018
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