Flood Concerns in Parts of the East; Severe Weather for High Plains; Fire Weather in West

A stationary front will continue to produce thunderstorms and heavy rain that may result in flash flooding across the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic today. Meanwhile, strong to isolated severe thunderstorms are possible from Montana to the southern Plains. Finally, a large area of elevated fire weather concerns with red flag warnings in effect across the West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 223 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

9NM E Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will extend across the Florida peninsula with surface troughs remaining north of the local waters. The Atlantic sea breeze will develop near the coast towards noon, resulting in onshore winds over the near shore waters each afternoon, followed by southerly evening wind surges each evening.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Aug 06, 2020 at 1200 UTC...

65 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach. 72 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 82 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 98 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Friday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 223 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020
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