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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 319 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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62NM SW Grand Isle LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will remain over the area through tonight. A low pressure system will then affect the waters over the weekend. High pressure is expected to build back in by early next week.

Tonight
East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Saturday
Southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
Sunday
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening. Chance of showers in the evening.
Monday
Northwest winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday
Northwest winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
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Last Update: 319 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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