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: 1238 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

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Synopsis: AMZ100-140045- 1238 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure builds back into the area Tuesday. Another low pressure area and frontal system approaches the area tomorrow, with frontal passage expected late Wednesday. $$

This Afternoon
NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
Wed
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Near shore, seas 1 ft, then around 2 ft in the afternoon. 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
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 5 ft near shore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to rough after midnight. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to 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. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy after midnight.
Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1238 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021
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