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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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6NM NW Cape Romain Buoy MR

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Heavy Rain

NW 6kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms

SSW 6ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms

Winds IncreasingE 8kt
< 1ft

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Light Wind
< 1ft

Thursday

Chance Showers

N 12kt
< 1ft

Thursday
Night

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

NE 10kt
< 1ft

Friday

Chance Showers

NE 17kt
< 1ft

Friday
Night

Chance Showers

NE 17kt
< 1ft

Saturday

Chance Showers

ENE 17kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:28 am EDT Sep 16, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm EDT Sep 16, 2014-6pm EDT Sep 22, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisA STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE TODAY AND PUSH THROUGH THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY. AN INLAND WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT INTO THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  • This Afternoon NW wind around 6 kt becoming W. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight SSW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday N wind 9 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night NE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday NE wind 13 to 17 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night NE wind 15 to 17 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday ENE wind around 17 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

*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.