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Slow moving frontal boundary continues heavy rainfall through the weekend for Gulf Coast states

The southern end of a front, draped from the Great Lakes to Gulf Coast, will be slow to move out of the Gulf Coast/Southeast through Monday. Showers and thunderstorms with moderate rain will continue through Monday. Most locations can expect 2 to 4 inches of rainfall with amounts up to 5 inches by Monday morning. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for areas at highest risk for flash flooding.
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Last Update: 839 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

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Lake Borgne

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.

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

  • SynopsisA WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...WITH THE COLD FRONT PUSHING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTH THOUGH THE PLAINS AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT MONDAY AND TUESDAY. A WARM FRONT IS THEN LIKELY TO DEVELOP IN THE CENTRAL GULF AND MOVE NORTHWARD WEDNESDAY... BRINGING AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE NORTH GULF.
  • Rest Of Tonight South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms. Visibility 1 nm or less.
  • Sunday West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers through the day.
  • Sunday Night North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Light rain likely.
  • Monday North winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Monday Night North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Tuesday North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Tuesday Night Northeast winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Wednesday Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
  • Wednesday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers.
  • Thursday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.
  • Thursday Night Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.



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