Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West
Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest.
Marine Zone Forecast
The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of August 16...
28 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key. 27 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys. 25 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West. 17 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 12 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon. 5 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada. Less than 1 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo. Less than 1 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.
Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.