Severe Thunderstorms in the Southeast U.S. Saturday; Flash Flooding Threat for the Northern Gulf Coast

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms appear possible across portions of the Southeast and Carolinas on Saturday where a Slight Risk (Level 2 of 5) has been issued. A Slight Risk Excessive Rainfall Outlook (Level 2 of 4) has been issued for part of the northern Gulf Coast Saturday due to the threat of flash, urban, and riverine flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 305 PM AKDT Sat May 18 2024

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

15NM SSE Barren Islands AK

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A 997 mb low over Bristol Bay pushes a front into the western Gulf by Sat afternoon. It crosses Shelikof Strait and enters the western Gulf near 58N 152W at 1001 mb by Sun morning. By Sun afternoon it moves to 70 nm south of Yakutat at 1017 mb and dissipates.

E wind 40 kt becoming SE 30 kt after midnight. Seas 10 ft. Rain showers.
NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
Sun Night
W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
Mon Night
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
E wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
Wed Through Thu
W wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

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305 PM AKDT Sat May 18 2024


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