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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Last Update: 717 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Buzzards Bay

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  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND ASIDE FROM A WEAK COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS ON TUE AND WED.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOKS LINK AT THE TOP OF THE BLUE BAR ON THE LEFT.
  • Today NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tonight SE winds around 5 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sat Night N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sun Night E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Mon SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of showers.

    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.




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.

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