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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 457 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Coastal waters from Cape Charles Light VA to NC VA border out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...



  • SynopsisA SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE EAST FROM THE GULF COAST...TO A POSITION OFF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COASTLINE BY LATE TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTH FROM EASTERN CANADA TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS ON TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
  • Today NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain.
  • Tonight NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain likely early in the evening...then a slight chance of rain in the late evening and overnight.
  • Sun NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. A slight chance of rain.
  • Sun Night NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
  • Mon N winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Mon Night NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Tue W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft... Subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
  • Wed Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cape Charles Light VA to NC VA border out 20 nm