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 on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
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Last Update: 957 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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15NM S Gloucester MA

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Synopsis: ANZ200-211415- 957 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pressure will build over the waters this weekend lasting into Monday, then shifting 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. $$

Overnight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Wed
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Wed Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain 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: 957 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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