Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Last Update: 929 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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8NM SE Newport RI

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Synopsis: ANZ200-220215- 929 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pressure will build over the waters today through Monday. then shift offshore on Tuesday. Low pressure will move north along the eastern seaboard Tuesday night and Wednesday, lifting over the waters on Thursday. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

This Afternoon
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wed
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
Wed Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 929 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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