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 Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out 20 NM (GMZ053) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out 20 NM (GMZ053)
Issued by: National Weather Service Key West, FL
Last Update: 1033 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018




Overnight: North to northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast to east late. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Saturday: Northeast to east winds increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas building to 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.

Saturday Night: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. scattered showers.

Sunday: East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers.

Sunday Night: East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Monday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.

Monday Night: Southeast to south winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Isolated showers.

Tuesday: West winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Isolated showers.

Tuesday Night: West to northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Wednesday: West to northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers.

Wednesday Night: Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers.



Zone Forecast: Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out 20 NM (GMZ053)

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