Dangerous Heat Lingers in Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Central U.S.

Heat advisories and excessive heat warnings persist across the Southern U.S. today, including the Dallas, Houston and New Orleans metro areas. Dangerous heat indices with record high temperatures are expected, especially in Texas. Meanwhile, a strong cold front moving through the Central U.S. will produce severe thunderstorms from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the south-central High Plains.
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Last Update: 1018 AM EDT Tue Jul 14 2020

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

11NM ESE Ft. Pierce Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Rain chances will increase over land and coastal areas through mid week with scattered afternoon and evening lightning storms expected. Generally favorable conditions over the open waters with seas around 2 feet near the coast and up to 3 feet well offshore, with winds and seas briefly higher near offshore moving storms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Friday, July 10th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 27 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 21 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 14 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 8 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

This Afternoon
Northwest winds 5 knots becoming east to southeast 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
North winds 5 knots becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
East winds 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Friday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
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Last Update: 1018 AM EDT Tue Jul 14 2020
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