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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: 324 PM CDT SAT APR 19 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





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN THE WAKE OF A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN SETTLED OVER THE NORTH GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND DISSIPATE ON WEDNESDAY.
  • Tonight North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Sunday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters choppy.
  • Sunday Night East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Monday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Monday Night South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Tuesday West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Night Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters choppy.
  • Wednesday North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Thursday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters choppy.
  • Thursday Night South 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