Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.
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Last Update: 1017 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

8NM E Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: East to southeasterly flow will continue across the Atlantic and Gulf waters throughout the forecast period. Wave heights will generally be 3 feet or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur across the Atlantic waters mainly during the overnight and early morning hours, before shifting to the Gulf waters mainly during the afternoon hours. Winds and waves could be locally 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 Sep 06, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

3 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 14 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades. 6 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 9 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Tonight
South winds 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday And Friday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 2 to 3 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Through Sunday
East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. North northeast swell 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1017 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018
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