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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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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

4NM NE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Patchy Fog

    Winds IncreasingSW 7kt
    1ft

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    NNW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 14kt
    2ft

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    ESE 18kt
    3-4ft

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SE 20kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    SSE 16kt
    4ft

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 12kt
    3ft

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    WSW 10kt
    2ft

    High: 51 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:57 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015

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Detailed Forecast



Synopsis: A WEAK AND FAST MOVING LOW ZIPS ACROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND TODAY AND THEN OVER THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS INTO NEW ENGLAND FROM QUEBEC SUN. A COASTAL LOW MAY BRING SE GALES TO THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WATERS MON AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. DIMINISHING WIND AND SEAS TUE AS LOW PRES EXITS INTO MAINE.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

Today
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 7 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 10am. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
W wind 13 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
NNE wind 9 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
SE wind 8 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
ESE wind 13 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
SE wind 18 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers likely. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
SSE wind 11 to 16 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. A chance of showers before 1pm. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind 8 to 12 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday
WSW wind 7 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 41.34°N 70.04°W
Last Update: 3:57 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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