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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from mid-South to Upstate New York on Tuesday

Thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of a cold front from the Tennessee Valley to Upstate New York on Tuesday. The storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall that could lead to isolated flash flooding.
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Last Update: 117 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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Rhode Island Sound

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  • SynopsisSOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY ALONG WITH WARM AND MUGGY AIR. A COLD FRONT IN THE GREAT LAKES WILL PUSH ACROSS DURING THE TUESDAY OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE NORTHEAST FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THEN MOVE OFFSHORE FRIDAY.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Rest Of Tonight SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Wed W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Wed Night W winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thu NW winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Thu Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Fri SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Fri Night SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
  • Sat Night NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

    winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

    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.




WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. 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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