Severe storms and Heavy Rain in the Upper Midwest; Fire Weather Threats in the West

Scattered severe storms capable of producing large hail and damaging winds are expected from Montana, the Dakotas, and into northwestern Montana; and in the South and Central High Plains. Heavy rain may produce flash flooding in portions of the Plains, especially, the North Plains; Mississippi Valley; Appalachians; and Deep South. Fire weather threats are Elevated for portions of Nevada.
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Last Update: 1017 AM EDT Sat Jul 4 2020

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

16NM NE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Winds will continue from the west as the Atlantic ridge axis remains suppressed to the south. Expect east coast sea breeze formation today and slow penetration inland due to an overall weaker pressure gradient in place. Low pressure to the north will continue to draw deep moisture across the area bringing high, offshore-moving, shower and storm chances each day through the holiday weekend and into early next week.

.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 Thursday, July 2nd.

44 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 33 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 17 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 10 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
West to northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast early in the afternoon, then becoming east by late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. a light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of offshore-moving showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 2 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of offshore-moving showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 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.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
South winds 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southwest winds 5 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1017 AM EDT Sat Jul 4 2020
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