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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains through early Thursday

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture bringing heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains through early Thursday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma into western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish later Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 351 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

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Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef 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 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.


  • SynopsisLIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST BY THURSDAY AS THE ATLANTIC SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS MOVES NORTH...REACHING CENTRAL FLORIDA BY THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE NORTHWEST ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THIS WEEKEND. THIS COULD ENHANCE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THE WATERS.



    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JUL 30, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 19 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 7 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 14 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Tonight South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms...mainly after midnight.
  • Friday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night And Saturday East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
  • Sunday Night South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM
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