Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 412 PM EDT Tue Aug 14 2018

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5NM SE Biscayne Bay FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: An area of high pressure over the Atlantic will continue to allow for a southeasterly flow to occur over the local waters through the end of the week. Wind speeds will generally range between 5 and 10 knots. Wave heights across the Atlantic and Gulf waters will generally remain at 2 feet or less throughout the rest of the week. There still could be some showers and thunderstorms in the area, however, the chances will remain lower then normal for this time of year. Winds and waves could still 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 11, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

10 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 10 nautical miles east of Lake Worth. 12 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers through the night.
Wednesday
East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Wednesday Night
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Thursday
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Thursday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday And Friday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 412 PM EDT Tue Aug 14 2018
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