Heavy Rainfall Threat for Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley; Mild Temperatures for the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms with the risk for flash flooding from the Southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley develops on Tuesday. Moisture tracking into the Pacific Northwest will bring heavy lower elevation/coastal rain and mountain snow. Meanwhile, unseasonably warm temperatures continue for the eastern two-thirds of the country.
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Last Update: 718 PM EST Mon Feb 6 2023

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8NM W Passage Key Inlet FL

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Synopsis: High pressure will persist over the waters for the next several days. This will produce mostly clear skies, light to moderate east to northeast winds, and slight seas. Winds will veer to the southeast on Thursday and further veer to the southwest on Friday ahead of the next cold front that is expected to move through the area by the end of the week. The weak cold front will approach the eastern Gulf waters with a chance of showers developing Thursday night and Friday.

Tonight
North winds around 10 knots, becoming northeast with gusts up to 20 knots late this evening, then becoming east 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 feet after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 feet after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Wednesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Wednesday Night
East winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 feet after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Thursday Night
South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 718 PM EST Mon Feb 6 2023
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