Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Marine Point Forecast

  • This

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 10kt

    High: 52 °F
    Water: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    NE 10kt

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    E 15kt

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    ESE 20kt

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    SE 15kt

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 10kt

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers

    WSW 10kt

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    Light Wind

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Showers

    S 10kt

    High: 74 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:16 pm CDT May 20, 2019
Forecast Valid: 3pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019

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Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
ENE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 1 ft.
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers after 4am. Waves around 1 ft.
E wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Waves around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
SE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
S wind around 10 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Waves around 1 ft.
WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Winds could gust as high as 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers. Waves around 1 ft.


  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.81°N 87.56°W
Last Update: 1:16 pm CDT May 20, 2019
Forecast Valid: 3pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019
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