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Significant threat for flash flooding continues across the southwestern U.S.

Heavy precipitation continues to be forecast for much of the Southwest U.S. this week due to the remnants of weakening Tropical Storm Odile. The heavy rainfall will be concentrated across southern Arizona, southern New Mexico and western Texas where 3 to 6 inches could fall through Friday, with some locales receiving up to 9 inches. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect for much of this area.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 837 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.


  • SynopsisAN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL ENHANCE THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE OVER THE LOCAL WATERS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH THIS WEEK. THE FRONT WILL STALL SOMEWHERE OVER CENTRAL OR SOUTH FLORIDA THIS WEEKEND, KEEPING THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST. A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ITS WAY INTO THE ATLANTIC WATERS THROUGH REST OF THE WEEK.

    .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

    THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEP 15, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

    1 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS. 5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES. 4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH. 8 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

    THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
  • Rest Of Tonight Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south southwest after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms...mainly after midnight.
  • Wednesday Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds increasing to 13 seconds after midnight. 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.
  • Thursday West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 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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