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Heavy rainfall, flooding possible across Southeast, severe weather possible for Florida

Abundant moisture feeding into a weather system will bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to parts of the southeastern U.S. Friday into Saturday. The heaviest amounts of rain are expected to fall over Georgia and the Florida Panhandle, where as much as 4 inches is forecast through Saturday morning. Severe thunderstorms are also possible on Friday across parts of Florida.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 945 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN RIDGED OVER THE WATERS RESULTING IN ONGOING NORTHEASTERLY FLOW. A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TONIGHT...TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTH FROM EASTERN CANADA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS ON TUESDAY.
  • Overnight NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
  • Sat N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft...mainly E swell with a dominant period of 10 seconds. A slight chance of rain.
  • Sat Night NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Sun NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Sun Night NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Mon NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Mon Night E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm