Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions of the Gulf Coast and Southeast

Unsettled weather will continue across the Southeast and Gulf Coast with periodic showers and thunderstorms through at least Wednesday. Rainfall amounts may exceed three inches in some locales. Elsewhere, a few severe thunderstorms are possible for the Ohio Valley and central Plains through Tuesday.
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Last Update: 306 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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8NM ESE Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Weak low pressure will meander over Alabama and Georgia through midweek as Bermuda high pressure slowly sinks southward and gradually weakens. Low pressure will develop near Mexico's Yucatan peninsula by late Wednesday and will move slowly northward into the central Gulf of Mexico by Friday. Waves of showers and embedded thunderstorms will periodically impact the waters through Thursday, with widespread showers and thunderstorms possible from Friday through Memorial Day weekend as low pressure approaches the central Gulf coast region. Winds and seas will increase during the weekend as low pressure potentially strengthens to the west of our region.

Today
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots...becoming east southeast near 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters becoming a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday And Friday Night
Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
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Last Update: 306 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018
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