Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Last Update: 409 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

23NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: ASIDE FROM AN ISOLATED OR THUNDERSTORM TODAY...DRY HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS INTO THE DAY TOMORROW AND FRIDAY. ALTHOUGH UNCERTAIN...A COASTAL LOW PRES MAY IMPACT THE WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Today
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and small hail this afternoon.
Tonight
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
W winds around 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
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Last Update: 409 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015
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