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Flooding Rains Continue to Threaten the Southwest, Southern Plains

Heavy rain is soaking much of southern and central New Mexico and Texas Thursday as the remnants of Odile moving into the southwestern United States. Up to four inches of rain has been reported in parts of New Mexico as of Thursday morning. Additional rainfall of two to four inches, with local amounts to six inches, can be expected through the weekend.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1016 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

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Florida Bay including Barnes Sound Blackwater Sound and Buttonwood Sound

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.


  • SynopsisA WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS WILL SUPPORT LIGHT AND VARIABLE BREEZES THROUGH SATURDAY. A RIDGE MAY BEGIN TO BUILD BACK OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA THEREAFTER.

    THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEPTEMBER 17...

    20 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 7 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 17 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

    GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • This Afternoon Southwest to west winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Through Saturday Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters mostly smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Through Monday Night East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Florida Bay including Barnes Sound Blackwater Sound and Buttonwood Sound
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