Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Last Update: 918 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

12NM E Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The axis of surface high pressure will shift north of the waters today. This will result in a prevailing onshore breeze which freshens a bit tonight and into the early part of the week. The onshore flow will bring a few periods of scattered showers and storms over the Atlantic waters through the middle of the week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Saturday August 19th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 30 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Monday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Thursday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
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Last Update: 918 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017
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