A Number Of Hazards Expected Today

A number of hazards are expected across the U.S. today. Severe thunderstorms are expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley and from Missouri to the Carolinas. Widespread critical fire weather conditions are likely from the Southwest to south-central High Plains. Flood watches are in effect for parts of Hawaii and Alaska. Finally, record heat persists in the Southern U.S.
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Last Update: 319 PM EDT Thu May 19 2022

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

6NM SW Chesapeake Light VA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-200815- 319 PM EDT Thu May 19 2022 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles including Virginia portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers... High pressure builds offshore through Saturday. The next cold front moves into the area late in the weekend, then stalls across the Carolinas through midweek. $$

Through 7 Pm
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly S swell. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Tonight
SE winds 10 kt, becoming S late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Fri Night
S winds 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Sat Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sun
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the evening, then becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers through the night.
Mon
W winds 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon, then becoming 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms through the night. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 319 PM EDT Thu May 19 2022
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