Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 117 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

23NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: LOW PRES WILL ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS THIS EVENING WILL NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SOUTH OF THE WATERS WED AND THU. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT...THEN RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT. BEHIND IT...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF OF MAINE SUN AND MON.

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.

Rest Of Tonight
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri
S winds around 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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: 117 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016
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