Flooding Threat from Western Monsoon; Hot in the South; Severe Storms Possible in the southern Mid-Atlantic

Heavy rainfall from monsoonal activity will continue the potential for flash flooding, especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas from the northern Great Basin to the southern Rockies today. Dangerous heat and humidity continues across the Deep South today. Strong to severe storms with damaging wind and perhaps a tornado may impact southern portions of the Mid Atlantic today.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 355 AM EDT Sun Aug 1 2021

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

37NM ENE St. Lucie Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The Atlantic high pressure ridge will remain across south Florida this week as a low pressure trough becomes stationary across the southeast U.S. This will produce light to moderate southwest winds that will become onshore near the coast in the afternoon sea breeze circulation. Expect favorable boating conditions outside of offshore-moving afternoon and early evening showers and thunderstorms. Coverage will be isolated to scattered today, but increase through mid week.

.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 Sunday, August 1st.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 30 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 25 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Today
South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
South winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 355 AM EDT Sun Aug 1 2021
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