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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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm (ANZ658) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm (ANZ658)
Issued by: National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Last Update: 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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Through 7 Am: W winds 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

Today: NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

Tonight: E winds 10 kt, diminishing to 5 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.

Sun: NE winds 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

Sun Night: E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds.

Mon: E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

Mon Night: E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.

Tue: E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain.

Tue Night: SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Rain.

Wed: SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft, subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.

Wed Night: W winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm (ANZ658)

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