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Chance of severe thunderstorms in the Plains on Friday

Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas into Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening, then overnight across portions of the central and northern Plains. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the primary threats, although a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Last Update: 932 PM EDT THU AUG 21 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.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL GRADUALLY BUILD THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS WILL KEEP A GENERAL LIGHT EAST WIND FLOW ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT TO OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS LOW PRESSURE CURRENTLY EAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS MOVES NEAR OR OVER PARTS OF THE BAHAMAS. THIS WOULD PROVIDE A MORE NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF AUG 20, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    2 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH. 7 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Rest Of Tonight Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Nearshore...southeast winds around 5 knots. Offshore... East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming variable winds less than 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
  • Saturday Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Sunday Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east northeast after midnight. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday North northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
  • Monday Night East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Nearshore...northeast winds around 5 knots becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Offshore...east northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east southeast in the morning... Then becoming variable winds less than 5 knots in the afternoon. 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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