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Severe weather possible in the south-central states and Southeast on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather on Sunday from southeast Oklahoma and eastern Texas to the Southeast states. The area of greatest concern is in eastern Texas, southeast Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi and portions of Louisiana. In these areas, very large hail, damaging winds and even an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 353 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

9NM E Virginia Key FL

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.

Synopsis: SLIGHT CHANCES FOR AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH INCREASING COVERAGE BEGINNING MONDAY AND PREVAILING THROUGH THE WEEK. WINDS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS SHOULD GENERALLY BE SOUTHERLY THROUGH MONDAY AT AROUND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH SEAS IN THE 2 TO 3 FOOT RANGE. LOCALLY HIGHER SEAS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE VARIABLE IN DIRECTION AND AROUND 10 KNOTS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO SOUTH FLORIDA.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF APR 17, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Today
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Tonight
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
South winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to south 10 to 15 knots in the gulf stream. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers through the night. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely...mainly in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Last Update: 353 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015
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