Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend.
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Last Update: 346 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Lewes DE

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...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: WEAK LOW PRESSURE PASSES NORTH OF THE REGION THIS EVENING, AND THEN WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS EAST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. A STRONG AND COMPLEX AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL IMPACT THE MID-ATLANTIC FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. CONDITIONS BRIEFLY DRY OUT FOR THE MID- WEEK PERIOD, AND THEN UNSETTLED WEATHER RETURNS TO CLOSE OUT THE WORK WEEK.

Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S after midnight...then becoming light and variable late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A chance of rain early this evening...then a slight chance of rain late this evening. Patchy drizzle. Patchy fog late this evening and overnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm late this evening and early morning.
Sat
NW winds around 5 kt...becoming SE in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Patchy drizzle early in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning. Patchy fog late. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the morning...then 1 to 3 nm late.
Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight...then becoming SE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 12 seconds. a chance of rain early in the morning...then rain in the late morning and afternoon.
Sun Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. Periods of rain.
Mon
E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Periods of rain.
Mon Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Rain likely...mainly in the evening.
Tue
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Tue Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 346 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017
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