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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from parts of Plains to Great Lakes on Labor Day

Isolated severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop on Labor Day along and ahead of a cold front from parts of the southern Great Lakes southwestward across Illinois and Missouri into southeast Kansas. Damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms.
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Last Update: 859 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

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Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisRELATIVELY LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS ON THE SOUTHWESTERN SIDE OF HIGH PRESSURE. THE POSSIBILITY WILL EXIST EACH NIGHT FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO MOVE OFF THE WEST FLORIDA COAST INTO THE NORTHEAST GULF.
  • Tonight Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet west of apalachicola and 1 to 2 feet elsewhere. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms becoming isolated after midnight.
  • Monday South wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night South wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Southeast wind around 5 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Night South wind around 10 knots becoming east. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast wind around 5 knots becoming east. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday And Thursday Night East wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM
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