Severe Weather Threat from the Middle Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley; Inclement Weather Continues in Southern California and the Southwest

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes are expected across the middle Mississippi Valley into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. Heavy mountain snow and rainfall will continue in southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 956 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

13NM E Vero Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Long period swells will continue to gradually diminish over the local Atlantic waters today, as the high pressure ridge axis shifts south of the local Atlantic waters. This will produce a veering wind flow becoming west today and Thursday. A cold front is then forecast to cross the area Friday, with winds increasing out of the north to northwest.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Westerly winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Tuesday, April 7th.

42 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 29 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 22 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday
West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Friday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Friday Night
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday
East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 956 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020
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