Severe Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Over Portions Of Plains, Mid Atlantic On Friday

Scattered strong-to-severe thunderstorms are possible from the Mid-Missouri Valley into the central Plains on Friday. Also, a few strong-to-severe storms are possible from the Mid-Atlantic into Upstate New York and western New England. Storms in these areas will also be capable of producing torrential rainfall that could lead to isolated flash flooding.
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Last Update: 953 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

9NM E Virginia Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Light to moderate east-southeast flow will continue over the local South Florida waters today, before increasing late on Saturday as a tropical wave moves through the region. Cautionary conditions will be possible at times on Sunday and into early next week.

Isolated to scattered showers and storms are expected over the local waters today and tonight, becoming more numerous on Saturday and through much of next week as the unsettled pattern continues.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...none.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Aug 17, 2017 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 11 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 14 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Tonight
East winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to east southeast 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers late in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers late in the evening. A chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
Sunday
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Showers likely in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday And Monday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 953 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017
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