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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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Last Update: 1023 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
SATURDAY...


  • SynopsisA WEAK TROUGH PASSES TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. THEN...ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS DOWN FROM SOUTHERN CANADA THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY SLIDES TO THE EAST INTO TUESDAY. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON TUESDAY.
  • Tonight SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W late. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sat NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat Night N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun NE winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sun Night SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Mon SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Mon Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Tue SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon and evening...then becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers through the night.
  • Wed NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm