Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Mississippi Valley and Central Plains; Excessive Rainfall Along the Texas Coast; Hot Conditions from the Ohio Valley to the Northeast

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, hail and heavy rainfall will be possible this afternoon over the Upper Mississippi Valley and Central Plains. A low pressure system in the Western Gulf of Mexico will bring heavy to excessive rainfall for much of South Texas. A dangerous heat wave will impact much of the Midwest to the Northeast through this week. Read More >

Last Update: 246 PM EDT Tue Jun 18 2024

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

37NM SW Cedar Key FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

Tonight
East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. Wave detail: east 6 feet at 5 seconds and south 2 feet at 8 seconds. Isolated showers and thunderstorms early this evening. Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday
East winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. Wave detail: east 6 feet at 5 seconds and south 2 feet at 9 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. Wave detail: east 5 feet at 5 seconds and southwest 2 feet at 9 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet, subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet in the afternoon. Wave detail: east 5 feet at 5 seconds and southwest 2 feet at 9 seconds. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave detail: east 4 feet at 5 seconds and southwest 2 feet at 8 seconds. Scattered showers. Scattered thunderstorms, mainly in the evening.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Wave detail: east 4 feet at 5 seconds and southwest 2 feet at 8 seconds. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Numerous showers. Scattered thunderstorms, mainly in the evening.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Numerous showers. Scattered thunderstorms, mainly in the evening.
Sunday
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Numerous showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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246 PM EDT Tue Jun 18 2024
 
 

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