Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms.
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Last Update: 325 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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Tallahassee, FL Local Forecast Office

17NM W Panama City Beach FL

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 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS WEST OF APALACHICOLA. THIS WILL LEAD TO HIGH SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE-NORMAL TIDES. MUCH LOWER WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED BY MID-WEEK WITH SOME INCREASE EXPECTED BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

Today
Southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Protected waters choppy.
Tonight
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 15 knots late in the morning, then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday Night
North winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Tuesday
East winds 10 knots becoming southeast 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters mostly smooth.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
South winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 325 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
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