Heavy Rainfall Threat to the South from Possible Tropical/Subtropical System Over the Weekend

A tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula has a High chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical depression in the Gulf over the Memorial Day Weekend. This system has the potential to bring heavy rainfall to portions of the Gulf Coast over the next 5-7 days. The threat of rip currents will also steadily increase along the Gulf from FL to LA over the holiday weekend.
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Last Update: 910 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

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Synopsis: High pressure across our region will continue to shift offshore through today. A weak cold front moves southward across at least parts of our area late Saturday night and Sunday, then stalls in our area through Monday. A secondary cold front moves through during Tuesday, followed by high pressure Tuesday night before it moves offshore during Wednesday. A warm front may approach on Thursday.

Today
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, then around 3 ft late. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 10 seconds. a chance of showers and tstms late.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 8 seconds. a chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon Night
S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Tue
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft.
Tue Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 910 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018
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