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: 924 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ100-210915- 924 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will build in from the north through the weekend. Slow moving low pressure will impact the area early to mid next week. $$

Overnight
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop late.
Sat
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds in the afternoon. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sat Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sun
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Mon
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Mon Night
E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. Rain likely.
Tue
SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough, diminishing to a moderate chop. Rain likely, then a chance of showers.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 924 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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