Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday.
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Last Update: 333 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

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Synopsis: Showers and isolated thunderstorms will diminish later today as a cold front pushes across east central Florida by tonight. Seas will subside this weekend into early next week as offshore flow develops Sunday and Monday then veers onshore and weakens Tuesday and Wednesday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with seas 5 to 6 feet this morning. Winds and seas will subside from this afternoon into tonight.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Thursday, December 13th.

46 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 33 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 27 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 19 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 12 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Today
West winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. chance of showers.
Tonight
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Monday
Northwest winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Tuesday
North winds 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday Night
Northeast winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 333 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018
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