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.

Last Update: 942 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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6NM SW Rappahannock Light VA

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ600-211415- 942 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure builds into and over the area tonight through Sunday. Low pressure tracks from the Gulf Coast states northeast up along the East Coast Monday through Wednesday. $$

N winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sat Night
S winds 5 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
NW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Tue Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves around 3 ft. Rain likely.
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Last Update: 942 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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