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Severe thunderstorms possible this evening and tonight

Large hail and damaging winds may occur from eastern Montana into North Dakota. Strong storms are also possible over the southern mid-Atlantic states. Hot weather continues across the southern Plains to Arizona.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 317 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

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Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

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  • SynopsisOFFSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY THAT WILL STALL OVER CENTRAL GEORGIA. THIS FRONT WILL WEAKEN ON FRIDAY...ALLOWING A SEA BREEZE TO DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. SCATTERED MAINLY LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH OVERNIGHT ACTIVITY INCREASING OFFSHORE. THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE AND OFFSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE ON MONDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY AS ANOTHER FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES OUR REGION FROM THE NORTH.
  • Tonight Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Southwest winds 10 knots...becoming south 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM
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