Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 355 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

40NM E Ponce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The Atlantic ridge axis will drift from central to south Florida through mid week. A light to gentle southerly breeze will shift to the southwest, mainly north of Sebastian Inlet. Expect an increasing chance for offshore moving storms from mid to late week. Outside of storms, winds and seas will remain benign.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Monday August 20th.

42 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 25 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms and slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 355 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018
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