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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Last Update: 432 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisWEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD WILL KEEP LIGHT WINDS AND DIMINISHING SEAS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TOWARD THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF APR 23, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 12 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 14 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Today East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to 8 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Tonight Southwest winds 5 to 8 knots becoming southeast 5 knots after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth.
  • Friday North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Friday Night Northwest winds 7 to 12 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Saturday North northwest winds 5 to 7 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Saturday Night West northwest winds 6 to 11 knots becoming northeast 5 to 7 knots after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Sunday South southeast winds 7 to 12 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Sunday Night Southeast winds 9 to 14 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light chop.
  • Monday South southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light chop.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM