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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 355 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisPATCHY DENSE FOG EARLY THIS MORNING OVER THE NORTHERN BAY WATERS. A WEAK TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY DUE TO SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO AND SURFACE LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE RIO GRANDE. ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTH TEXAS COASTAL WATERS WILL PRODUCE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. WEAK TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE TUESDAY...BEFORE BECOMING MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
  • Today East wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
  • Tonight Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
  • Sunday Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
  • Sunday Night Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Southeast wind around 10 knots shifting south after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday South wind around 5 knots shifting east in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
  • Tuesday Night Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
  • Wednesday Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.



Additional Forecasts and Information

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