Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains
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Last Update: 920 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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11NM ESE South Palm Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will build northward across the region this weekend into early next week bringing prevailing southeast winds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible across the local waters each day. Winds and waves could be locally higher in an around any shower or thunderstorm.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...Lightning, gusty winds, and waterspouts are possible with thunderstorms over the Gulf Stream.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Aug 17, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

5 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks. 9 nautical miles east northeast of Port Everglades. 11 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth. 8 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Sunday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Monday Night And Tuesday
East southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers. Chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the night.
Wednesday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after midnight.
Thursday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
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Last Update: 920 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019
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