Excessive Rainfall Possible in Multiple Spots, While Heat Lingers and Builds in Other Areas

A ridge of high pressure, that brought Summer-Heat to the Midwest/East over the weekend, is attempting to survive from the Mid MS Valley to Southeast. Around this ridge, several spots will be vulnerable for intense excessive rainfall. A constant surge of Tropical Moisture inundates the TX Gulf Coast and a system will relocate from the northern to central Plains to interact with a Midwest front.
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Last Update: 921 AM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Jekyll Island GA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Atlantic ridging will shift south of the northeast Florida waters today as a surface trough takes shape to the north of our region. This surface trough will remain situated just north of the southeast Georgia waters through Friday, with increasing chances of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms beginning on Thursday. Prevailing offshore winds are expected into the upcoming weekend, with daily sea breezes developing near the coast and evening wind surges offshore.

Rest Of Today
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Tonight
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
West southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 921 AM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018
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