Heavy Rainfall Threat for Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley; Mild Temperatures for the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms with the risk for flash flooding from the Southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley develops on Tuesday. Moisture tracking into the Pacific Northwest will bring heavy lower elevation/coastal rain and mountain snow. Meanwhile, unseasonably warm temperatures continue for the eastern two-thirds of the country.
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Last Update: 954 PM CST Mon Feb 6 2023

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62NM SW Grand Isle LA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: Cautionary headlines will begin for the outer Gulf waters tonight and extend into the day on Tuesday as winds increase out of the southeast ahead of the next system. A low pressure system will begin to approach from the west late Wednesday and into Thursday bringing increased winds and thunderstorm chances which may warrant expansion of cautionary headlines to all of the coastal waters in the forecast area. Winds then weaken and become more oriented offshore behind the cold front by the end of the week.

Rest Of Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers late.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning. Patchy dense fog in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
West winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Thursday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots after midnight. Seas around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Friday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet.
Saturday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet, subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 954 PM CST Mon Feb 6 2023
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