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: AMZ300-211930- 319 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018 .Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina and north coastal Georgia... Cool and dry high pressure will prevail into Sunday. A low pressure system will approach the area late Sunday and will then slowly move up the coast through the middle of next week. Weak high pressure will return late next week. $$

Today
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sun Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Mon
E winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SE 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 10 ft in the afternoon. Showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Mon Night
SE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 8 to 10 ft, subsiding to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. Showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Tue
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed
W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 319 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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