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Severe Storms and Heavy Rain Possible Later This Afternoon Into Tonight

A few severe storms with damaging winds and large hail are expected later today from parts of Illinois into lower Michigan. A somewhat longer-duration severe storm threat is expected this afternoon into tonight from the Kansas/Oklahoma border region into southern Missouri, where a couple tornadoes will also be possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

1NM NW Saint Petersburg Beach FL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Labor
Day

Chance Thunderstorms

WSW 8kt
< 1ft

High: 91 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms

NW 10ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Low: 81 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms

ESE 6ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

High: 89 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

SE 7kt
< 1ft

Low: 80 °F

Wednesday

Scattered Thunderstorms

E 6kt
< 1ft

High: 90 °F

Wednesday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms

E 9kt
< 1ft

Low: 77 °F

Thursday

Scattered Thunderstorms

E 7ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

High: 89 °F

Thursday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms

ESE 8kt
< 1ft

Low: 77 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms

ESE 7ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

High: 88 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:55 pm EDT Sep 1, 2014
Forecast Valid: 4pm EDT Sep 1, 2014-6pm EDT Sep 7, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

  • SynopsisEAST SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 15 KNOTS AND SEAS 2 FEET OF LESS WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ATLANTIC RIDGES WEST OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. THE SEA BREEZE WILL SET UP ALONG THE COASTLINE EACH DAY TURNING THE WINDS TO AN ONSHORE FLOW OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST THROUGH NORTHWEST DIRECTION. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY DEVELOPING OVER LAND AND THEN PUSHING WESTWARD OVER THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE EVENING HOURS. THE ONLY EXPECTED HAZARD WILL BE GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.
  • Labor Day WSW wind 6 to 8 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday ESE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind around 7 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday E wind around 6 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night E wind 5 to 9 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday E wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night ESE wind 6 to 8 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday ESE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
*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.