Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail.
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Last Update: 245 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

7NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The Atlantic high pressure ridge axis will remain between Lake Okeechobee and Cape Canaveral through late this week, which will maintain a light south to southwest breeze. Expect a chance for afternoon storms near the coast, especially north of Cape Canaveral. The ridge axis is forecast to shift north of Cape Canaveral this weekend, resulting in a southeast breeze by Sunday over all of the waters.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Wednesday August 16th.

38 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 29 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 26 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 17 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
South winds 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Saturday
South winds 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 245 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017
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