National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe weather possible for parts of Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop from southern Mo. across Ark. and into northern La. during the afternoon hours before spreading eastward into western portions Tenn. and Ky., northwest Miss. and southern Ill. during the evening. The main threat will be damaging winds.
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Last Update: 1017 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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Sandy Hook NJ to Fire Island Inlet NY out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TODAY AND SHIFTS OFFSHORE ON FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE AND AN ASSOCIATED FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE WATERS LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE SYSTEM SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
  • Today NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tonight NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less...then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
  • Fri Night SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely...mainly after midnight.
  • Sat NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
  • Sat Night NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sun NW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Mon NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft...then 1 ft or less...then around 2 ft after midnight.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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