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: 441 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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7NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

Synopsis: THE ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AXIS WILL REMAIN NORTH OF FLORIDA THROUGH EARLY WEEK. A FRESH SOUTHEAST BREEZE WILL RESULT IN POOR TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT, AS SEAS GRADUALLY BUILD. WINDS WILL VEER TO SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST NORTH OF SEBASTIAN INLET MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY AS A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVES INTO CENTRAL FLORIDA AND WASHES OUT. WINDS WILL BACK TO SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THE ATLANTIC RIDGE REBUILDS NORTHWARD.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS..SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH SEAS AROUND 6 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM BASED ON THE REAL TIME OCEAN FORECAST SYSTEM AS OF THURSDAY APRIL 27TH.

42 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PONCE INLET. 27 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT CANAVERAL. 24 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SEBASTIAN INLET. 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FORT PIERCE INLET. 9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SAINT LUCIE INLET.

Today
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Monday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 10 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 441 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
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