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: 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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6NM SW Chesapeake Light VA

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Synopsis: ANZ600-212030- 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 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 today through Sunday. Low pressure tracks from the Gulf Coast states northeast up along the East Coast Monday through Wednesday. $$

Through 7 Am
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Today
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Sun
NW winds 5 kt, becoming NE in the late morning and afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Mon
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.
Tue
E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
Tue Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain likely.
Wed
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
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Last Update: 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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