Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 934 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

4NM WSW Marco Island FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure across the western Atlantic will prevail through early next week. Moderate east to southeasterly flow will continue across the local waters with favorable boating conditions. 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.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Monday
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely.
Monday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
East southeast winds 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 934 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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