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Heavy rainfall, flooding possible across Southeast, severe weather possible for Florida

Abundant moisture feeding into a weather system will bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding to parts of the southeastern U.S. Friday into Saturday. The heaviest amounts of rain are expected to fall over Georgia and the Florida Panhandle, where as much as 4 inches is forecast through Saturday morning. Severe thunderstorms are also possible on Friday across parts of Florida.
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Last Update: 239 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS...



  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A DEEP LOW PRES SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE ALASKA PANHANDLE BRINGS A FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS ON SAT.
  • Today NW wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt...veering to NE in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
  • Tonight N wind 10 to 15 kt...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.
  • Sat S wind 20 to 25 kt...veering to SW in the afternoon. Gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds... Building to 8 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
  • Sat Night SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 11 ft at 14 seconds...building to 18 ft at 16 seconds after midnight.
  • Sun S wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 16 ft at 15 seconds.
  • Mon SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 12 ft.
  • Tue SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 11 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm