Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 438 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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Mobile, AL Local Forecast Office

40NM S Gulf Shores AL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A surface high pressure ridge axis will continue across the eastern Gulf through Friday, but begin to weaken slightly by Saturday as a weak front approaches from the north. This will maintain the mostly west to southwest windflow through Saturday, with a possible slight northwest flow near shore at night. High pressure will again build east of the marine area Sunday into the early part of next week with winds becoming more east to southeast. Little change in seas expected most of the period, increasing slightly by late Monday. Winds and seas will be locally higher near scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Today
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 foot or less then around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Friday
Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west. Seas around 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
West winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Saturday
West winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 2 feet then 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
South winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
East winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 438 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017
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