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: 1133 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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25NM ENE Portsmouth NH

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ100-211745- 1133 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... Low pressure continues to move slowly northeast through the maritimes overnight and tomorrow. High pressure builds in by the end of the weekend with sunny and warmer weather likely appearing early next week. $$

Overnight
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less.
Mon
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
Wed Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
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Last Update: 1133 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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