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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 413 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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4NM WSW Biscayne Bay FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A stalled front remains over Central Florida. Marine conditions will deteriorate through the day as the wind picks up and seas build. Showers and thunderstorms will bring locally higher winds and waves late this weekend into early next week. Conditions will gradually improve by mid next week.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Deteriorating conditions over the weekend with 7 to 8 foot seas expected.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Apr 19, 2018 at 1200 UTC...

7 nautical miles east northeast of Fowey Rocks. 9 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 7 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 7 nautical miles east of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Today
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday Night
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 413 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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