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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Last Update: 248 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM off shore to Mid Lake

Marine Zone Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES CENTERED OVER NORTHEAST WISCONSIN WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHEAST REACHING NORTHEAST ONTARIO AROUND DAYBREAK FRIDAY AND WEAKENING TO 30.2 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES WILL BUILD INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST FRIDAY AND MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN FRIDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS SUNDAY TO THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN TUESDAY NIGHT.
  • Tonight West winds 10 to 15 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt...then becoming north overnight. Isolated showers. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft overnight.
  • Friday North winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
  • Friday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
  • Saturday Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves building to 2 to 4 ft.
  • Saturday Night South winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain. Waves 3 to 5 ft occasionally to 7 ft.
  • Sunday South winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday Night South winds 10 to 15 kt. Chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
  • Monday Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday North winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM off shore to Mid Lake