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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains through early Thursday

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture bringing heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains through early Thursday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma into western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish later Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 351 PM EDT WED JUL 30 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.


  • SynopsisLIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST BY THURSDAY AS THE ATLANTIC SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS MOVES NORTH...REACHING CENTRAL FLORIDA BY THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE NORTHWEST ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THIS WEEKEND. THIS COULD ENHANCE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THE WATERS.



    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JUL 30, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 19 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 7 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 14 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Tonight West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms...mainly after midnight.
  • Friday Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast late in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms through the night.
  • Saturday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
  • Monday South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.



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