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Significant threat for flash floods in the Southwest U.S. this week

Heavy precipitation is expected over portions of the Southwest U.S. this week due to the remnants of weakening Tropical Storm Odile. The heavy rainfall will be concentrated across southern Arizona, southern New Mexico and western Texas where 3 to 6 inches could fall by Thursday, with some locales receiving up to 9 inches. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for much of this area.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

5NM N Dry Tortugas Light FL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms

Light Wind
1ft

Low: 83 °F

Wednesday

Scattered Thunderstorms

Light Wind
1ft

High: 85 °F

Wednesday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms

Light Wind
1ft

Low: 82 °F

Thursday

Scattered Thunderstorms

Light Wind
1ft

High: 85 °F

Thursday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms

NNW 10kt
1ft

Low: 82 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms

Light Wind
1ft

High: 85 °F

Friday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms

ESE 10kt
1ft

Low: 83 °F

Saturday

Scattered Thunderstorms

ESE 10kt
1ft

High: 86 °F

Saturday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms

ESE 10kt
1ft

Low: 83 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:15 pm EDT Sep 16, 2014
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Sep 16, 2014-6pm EDT Sep 23, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

  • SynopsisAN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE STRADDLING THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD AND WEAKEN TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THEREAFTER...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL RESULT IN GENTLE TO LIGHT BREEZES THROUGH FRIDAY.

    THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEPTEMBER 15...

    20 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 7 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 17 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

    GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night ESE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Saturday ESE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Saturday Night ESE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.