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: 942 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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8NM NE Thimble Shoals 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. $$

Overnight
SE winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sat
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
Sun
NW winds 5 kt, becoming E in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
Mon
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 15 kt. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.
Tue
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Tue Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Waves 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
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Last Update: 942 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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