Storms in the Heartland; Excessive Heat Will Build in the West

Isolated to scattered storms are expected across the central to eastern Plains on Wednesday and Thursday. These storms will bring a threat of large hail and damaging wind gusts. Record breaking heat is expected to begin to build across the west late this week into the weekend.
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Last Update: 352 AM EDT Wed Jun 23 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

13NM E Vero Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The Atlantic high pressure ridge axis will lift slightly north into central Florida today, as a weak front washes out across north Florida. Numerous storms over the peninsula will push offshore through this evening. The ridge axis will move north of the area on Thursday into the weekend, as deep east winds develop with high rain chances continuing.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Tuesday, June 22nd.

47 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Today
South to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
East winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 352 AM EDT Wed Jun 23 2021
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