Thunderstorms and Flooding Along the Gulf Coast; Winter Returns in the Central Rockies

A stalled front along the west-central Gulf Coast will contribute to a few severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding over the next couple of days. Meanwhile, a vigorous system will produce heavy snow across the central Rockies into the High Plains the next few days. Finally, critical fire weather conditions are expected across the Four Corners region through Thursday.
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Last Update: 943 AM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021

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10NM SSW Gulf Shores AL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

Synopsis: A line of intense thunderstorms continues across the marine zones with multiple Special Marine Warnings in effect. Gusty, damaging winds, large hail, and isolated waterspouts remain possible with these storms through late morning. Strong onshore flow may develop this morning and continue through mid afternoon as another possible wake low develops. Offshore flow will return later this afternoon following the passage of a cold front. Persistent swell should keep seas averaging between 4 and 6 feet with long periods. Waves in excess of 6 feet are possible in the wake of thunderstorms where strong winds develop. Seas should gradually subside later tonight into Friday. &&

Rest Of Today
Southeast winds 18 to 23 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Patchy fog late in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms late in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
East winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday Night
East winds 13 to 18 knots becoming southeast 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west. Seas around 2 feet. Showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
North winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
North winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Monday
Northeast winds 18 to 23 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 943 AM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021
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