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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1016 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

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Wilmington, NC Local Forecast Office

6NM W Cape Fear Sea Buoy MR

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A WEAK COASTAL LOW WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE WHILE DRIFTING SLOWLY EAST AWAY FROM SHORE. SEVERAL FRONTS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT FEW DAYS BRINGING CHANGEABLE CONDITIONS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN NEXT TUE AND WED

Overnight
N winds 10 kt or less. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers.
Sat
N winds 10 kt...becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Sat Night
E winds 10 kt...becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
E winds 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Sun Night
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.
Mon
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft... Subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue
NW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft... Subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
Wed
E winds 10 kt...becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

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Last Update: 1016 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015
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