Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 315 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
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Tonight: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

Sunday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Monday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

Tuesday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday: South winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday: West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers in the evening.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)

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