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: 311 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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Tallahassee, FL Local Forecast Office

22NM ESE Apalachicola FL

Marine Zone Forecast


/211 PM CDT Tue Apr 13 2021/
Synopsis: While hazardous winds and seas are not expected through much of the period, rain chances will increase for much of the upcoming week, especially over the upcoming weekend. Winds around 10 to 15 knots and seas generally around 2 to 4 feet are expected through the period. A few strong storms can't be ruled out, possibly producing isolated strong wind gusts.

Tonight
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth.
Wednesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Northwest winds 10 knots becoming north after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Sunday
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 311 PM EDT Tue Apr 13 2021
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