Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week.
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Last Update: 1023 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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45NM SSW Rebecca Shoal Light FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The axis of high pressure situated in the western Atlantic will remain across the northern half of the Sunshine State for most of this week, before sagging southward toward our region this weekend.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of August 14, 2018...

25 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key. 4 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys. 1 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West. 3 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 1 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon. 2 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada. 4 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo. 5 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

This Afternoon
East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms developing.
Tonight
East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday And Thursday Night
East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday Through Sunday Night
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1023 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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