Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country.
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Last Update: 1006 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

36NM E South Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: An area of high pressure located over the western Atlantic will continue to dominate the weather pattern across the local waters through the middle of the week. Light to moderate east to southeasterly flow will continue across the Atlantic and Gulf waters with seas generally remaining at 2 feet or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day. Winds and waves could be higher in and around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Aug 16, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

10 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 16 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 11 nautical miles east southeast of Lake Worth. 13 nautical miles east southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Through Thursday
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1006 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
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