Heavy Rain, Local Flooding from Gulf Coast to Southern Mid-Atlantic

A slow moving front will provide the focus for locally heavy rain from the Gulf Coast and Southeast states to the southern Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday. Localized flash flooding will be possible with the heavier thunderstorms. Also, some of these thunderstorms could produce damaging wind gusts in parts of the Southeast on Tuesday.
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Last Update: 417 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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Mobile, AL Local Forecast Office

8NM SW Gulf Shores AL

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS THROUGH TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MARINE AREA WEDNESDAY WITH A MODERATE TO STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO THURSDAY. A LIGHT SOUTHERLY FLOW RETURNS TO END THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS TO THE EAST OF THE MARINE AREA.

Today
Southwest winds 18 to 23 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tonight
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 18 to 23 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
West winds 18 to 23 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 7 feet.
Thursday
West winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Friday
South winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Friday Night
South winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Saturday
Southwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 417 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017
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