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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: 1055 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield TX out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisMODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS TO TURN EAST BY SATURDAY THEN BECOME SOUTHEAST SUNDAY. LOW TO MODERATE SEAS TO REMAIN STEADY STATE OR EVEN LOWER SLIGHTLY THIS WEEKEND. GOOD CONDITIONS TO PERSIST MONDAY AND TUESDAY BEFORE A STEADY INCREASE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST FLOW AS LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS ANTICIPATED SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.
  • Rest Of Tonight East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
  • Saturday East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
  • Saturday Night Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
  • Sunday Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
  • Wednesday South winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Mansfield TX out 20 NM