Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley.
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Last Update: 308 AM EDT Tue May 17 2022

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Tallahassee, FL Local Forecast Office

16NM S Panama City FL

Marine Zone Forecast


/208 AM CDT Tue May 17 2022/
Synopsis: Light to moderate winds around 10 to 15 kt with seas around 2 to 3 ft are forecast through the week. Winds may reach exercise caution by the weekend which could raise seas closer to 4 feet. Seas may be choppy at times throughout the week.

Today
Northwest winds 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Tonight
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Thursday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Friday
South winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 308 AM EDT Tue May 17 2022
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