Rain and Ongoing Flood Concerns in Texas

Pockets of moderate to heavy rain will persist in Texas through Friday and perhaps extend into the upcoming weekend. Gulf of Mexico moisture continues to overrun a stationary front to produce waves of precipitation. The most vulnerable location in Texas continues to be the saturated Hill Country in the central portion of the state. Flash Flood Watches are in effect here until Friday morning.
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Last Update: 942 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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5NM ESE Boca Grande FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: East to northeast winds will persist through the end of the week, with a weak sea breeze forming near the coast each afternoon. Winds will generally remain less than 15 knots except for tonight, when they will increase to near cautionary levels. For the weekend, winds will shift from south to southwest Saturday to northeast on Sunday as a cool front moves across the waters. Wind speeds will remain less than 15 knots Saturday, then increase to cautionary levels Sunday and then possibly to advisory criteria for a few hours Sunday night. A light easterly flow will then return early next week.

This Afternoon
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Sunday
North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday Night
Northeast winds around 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters becoming choppy.
Monday
East winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 942 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018
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