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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6NM SSW Captiva FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    ESE 13kt
    2ft

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    SSE 12kt
    2ft

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    SE 13kt
    2ft

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    SE 9kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    SE 7kt
    1ft

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1ft

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SE 6kt
    1ft

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingESE 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    SE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 83 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:57 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE WATERS FROM THE ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT THEN BEGIN TO SLIDE EAST MONDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE GULF WATERS. THIS FRONT REACHES THE EAST GULF MONDAY NIGHT THEN STALLS ACROSS THE STATE AND BECOMES DIFFUSE THROUGH MIDWEEK... BEFORE LIFTING NORTH. A STRONGER FRONT MAY APPROACH THE AREA LATE IN THE WEEK. SOME ROBUST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING THEN DIMINISH BUT PICK BACK UP THIS EVENING...WITH EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINES IN PLACE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PROVIDE LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS.

Today
ESE wind 10 to 13 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind around 12 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
SE wind 9 to 13 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 19 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
SE wind around 9 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
SE wind around 7 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday
SE wind around 6 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ESE 5 to 10 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
SE wind around 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 26.43°N 82.23°W
Last Update: 2:57 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
Forecast Valid: 5am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
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