Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail.
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Last Update: 323 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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3NM SW Passage Key Inlet FL

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Synopsis: Atlantic high pressure remains over the eastern Gulf of Mexico...with an axis near Tampa Bay...through the weekend with a relaxed pressure gradient. The ridge eases northward early next week. Typical widely scattered summer thunderstorms can be anticipated each day...with the best potential for a passing storm during the late night and morning hours. Winds and seas will be higher near the storms.

Today
Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots late in the evening, then becoming east around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Saturday
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Monday
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 323 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017
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