Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats in the South

Organized severe thunderstorms capable of producing mainly large hail and perhaps damaging winds are expected across portions of Louisiana this afternoon with a second round further west tonight. Heavy thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over portions of the northern Gulf Coast today through Saturday. Several inches of excessive rainfall are possible with Flash Flood Watches in effect.
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Last Update: 347 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

12NM NNE Atlas Tanker MR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ100-140730- 347 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will be centered over the area tonight, then will slide offshore Wednesday. An area of low pressure will lift across central NC and SE VA Wednesday night followed by a cold front early Thursday. High pressure will build into the area late in the week. $$

Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Wed Night
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A slight chance of tstms. Showers.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sat
N winds around 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 347 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021
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