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Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms is Forecast This Afternoon through Tonight

A few severe storms are possible late this afternoon, this evening and tonight across parts of the northern High Plains. Other strong storms are possible today in a corridor arcing from the central Gulf Coast into the Tennessee Valley, and across lower Michigan and adjacent portions of the Great Lakes region. Heavy rain and local flash flooding is possible Gulf Coast and Lower Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1052 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast




...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

  • SynopsisA WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE FAR NORTHWEST GULF WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND MOVE WEST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED TO THE EAST OF THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
  • Rest Of Today South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Protected waters rough. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Night Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters choppy.
  • Wednesday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters choppy.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM
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