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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: 104 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON... MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS...


  • 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.
  • This Afternoon NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A slight chance of rain early in the afternoon... Then a chance of rain late.
  • Tonight NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds... Building to 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds after midnight. A chance of rain early in the evening...then a slight chance of rain in the late evening and early morning.
  • Sun NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Sun Night NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Mon NE winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Mon Night SE 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. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
  • 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.
  • Wed Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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