Significant Severe Weather and Flooding Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through Thursday evening as well as a strong wind threat in portions of the Northeast. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground in the Plains means significant flooding will continue into next week.
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Last Update: 254 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019

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9NM E Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Strong high pressure centered off the Mid-Atlantic coast will sink southward while gradually weakening through Friday. Breezy onshore winds will prevail this afternoon and will weaken overnight as this high pressure center builds directly over our waters. High pressure will then sink southward over the Florida peninsula this weekend, with light offshore winds each morning shifting to onshore in the near shore waters with the sea breeze development each afternoon, followed by evening southerly wind surges this weekend through early next week.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of May 23, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

62 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach. 75 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 78 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 90 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Tonight
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Friday
East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Friday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Saturday
West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Saturday Night
South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
Sunday
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
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Last Update: 254 PM EDT Thu May 23 2019
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