Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development.
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Last Update: 319 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

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9NM ENE Nags Head NC

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Synopsis: AMZ100-231930- 319 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A cold front will approach the area later today and tonight and slowly cross the region Saturday. The front will stall off the coast Sunday with low pressure moving along it Monday. Another cold front will approach the area late next week. $$

Today
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms this afternoon.
Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds, decreasing to 4 seconds in the afternoon. Showers likely. A chance of tstms, mainly in the morning.
Sat Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms.
Sun
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers likely.
Sun Night
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue
N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 319 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019
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