Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 312 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

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23NM N Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE IS DEVELOPING OVER MEXICO AND SOUTHERN TEXAS. THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTHEAST OVER THE WESTERN GULF INTO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL ALSO PUSH THROUGH THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. A SECOND AND STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

Today
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest near 10 knots late. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
North winds near 10 knots becoming northeast after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers after midnight.
Thursday
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Chance of showers.
Thursday Night
North winds 25 to 30 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet with occasional waves to 9 feet.
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Last Update: 312 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016
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