Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest.
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Last Update: 953 PM EDT Fri May 7 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

15NM E Melbourne FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will build over the area through Saturday then push east over the western Atlantic Sunday. A trailing ridge axis will remain across the Florida peninsula 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, May 6th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 31 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 23 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 15 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 8 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Monday
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 953 PM EDT Fri May 7 2021
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