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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9NM E Currituck Beach Light MR

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
NE winds 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Sat
NE winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 5 seconds.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly NE swell with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Tue
E winds 15 kt, increasing to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.
Tue Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Rain likely.
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Last Update: 942 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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