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 Waters from Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ775) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ775)
Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 306 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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Today: East winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet this morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet this afternoon. Dominant period 4 seconds. protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers.

Tonight: East winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of rain through the night.

Sunday: Southeast winds 20 knots decreasing to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Rain likely and chance of thunderstorms.

Monday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. Chance of rain and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

Monday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of rain.

Tuesday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Tuesday Night: Northwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Wednesday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ775)

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