Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Shifts Into East

A strong and organized storm system will progress from the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the East. Expect severe weather with damaging winds across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, while the excessive rain risk moves from the Ohio Valley into the Northeast. Also, heat builds in parts of Texas and a cold storm system will carve into the northern Rockies for possible higher elevation snowfall.
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Last Update: 1006 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019

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4NM SSW Cape Fear Sea Buoy MR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: AMZ200-202215- 1006 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... High pressure centered near Bermuda will shift farther offshore, as a trough of low pressure approaches the coast. A few storms could become severe on the waters this evening, as a cold front is forced off the coast. High pressure over the coast Friday will slip offshore this weekend, bringing a return of SW wind. $$

Rest Of Today
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Tonight
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Tstms and showers likely in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
Fri
W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Fri Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat
NE winds 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 ft.
Sun
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Mon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1006 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019
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