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: 933 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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Tallahassee, FL Local Forecast Office

51NM SSW Panama City Beach FL

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: Small craft advisories are in effect. East winds will continue to increase to around 20 knots tonight through Sunday afternoon. Seas will build to 4 to 6 feet as a result. Showers and thunderstorms will become likely beginning Saturday night.

Rest Of Tonight
East winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. protected waters choppy.
Saturday
East winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday Night
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Chance of rain and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Chance of rain in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Rain likely after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
Monday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Tuesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of rain showers.
Wednesday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
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Last Update: 933 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018
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