Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 411 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

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49NM E Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Weak extension of Bermuda high pressure area across the northeast Gulf of Mexico will persist through the weekend. An unsettled pattern will provide periods of thunderstorms over the coastal waters through Tuesday.

Today
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Northwest winds near 5 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening. Chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
Monday
Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
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Last Update: 411 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019
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