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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 419 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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15NM E New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
Synopsis: ONSHORE FLOW PATTERN BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE IN THE ATLANTIC AND A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS IN THE PLAINS STATES WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

Today
Southeast winds 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tonight
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday Night
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
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Last Update: 419 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015
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