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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Last Update: 319 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ100-211930- 319 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will build in from the north through the weekend. A slow moving low pressure system will impact the area Monday through Wednesday. A cold front is expected to push through the area region next week. $$

Today
Variable winds around 5 kt early, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Mon
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. A chance of rain.
Tue
SE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, building to 9 to 13 ft. Rain, then showers likely.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 319 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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