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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: 1001 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

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



  • SynopsisA DISSIPATING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE REGION TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM EASTERN CANADA. THIS HIGH WILL SHIFT TO THE EASTERN SEABOARD SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY. ANOTHER FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL AFFECT THE AREA LATE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. MORE HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO FRIDAY BEFORE ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVES IN EARLY NEXT WEEKEND.
  • This Afternoon NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
  • Tonight NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt late. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
  • Sun E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
  • Sun Night NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
  • Mon NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming E 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Mon Night SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tue S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
  • Wed NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm