Rain and Ongoing Flood Concerns in Texas

Pockets of moderate to heavy rain will persist in Texas and possibly extend into the weekend. Gulf of Mexico moisture continues to overrun a stationary front to produce waves of precipitation. The most vulnerable location is the saturated Hill Country in central Texas. A secondary area of heavy rainfall is also expected along the southern and central Texas Gulf Coast.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1031 PM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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Mobile, AL Local Forecast Office

10NM SSW Gulf Shores AL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A moderate to occasionally strong northeast to east wind will persist over the marine area through early Friday. A light easterly wind flow is expected late Friday through early Saturday as a surface ridge of high pressure over the Mid Atlantic States shifts east over the western Atlantic. Northerly winds will increase along with building seas late in the weekend in the wake of a strong cold front that moves south over the northern Gulf early Saturday night. A moderate to strong easterly flow is expected late Sunday through early next week as a strong surface ridge of high pressure in the wake of the front shifts east.

Rest Of Tonight
Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots becoming east. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
West winds 3 to 8 knots increasing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
North winds 18 to 23 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet building to around 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Sunday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 18 to 23 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Sunday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Monday
East winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday
East winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
East winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1031 PM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018
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