Powerful Storm To Produce Widespread Hazards This Weekend

A powerful storm will track from the central Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. This large system will produce several hazards across the Eastern two-thirds of the country; severe storms w/ damaging winds and tornadoes in the TN and Lower MS Valleys, rain and continued flood threat for the OH and TN Valleys and heavy snow w/ blizzard conditions from the central Plains to Upper MS Valley.
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Last Update: 1000 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

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9NM E Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will be east northeast of region through Saturday. With warm air passing over the cooler western Atlantic waters, patchy to areas of sea fog are expected through Saturday, especially across the Georgia near shore waters. A cold front will cross area waters from the northwest late Sunday with a round of showers expected. High pressure will build to the northwest behind this front into Monday, and to the northeast Tuesday. A period of advisory criteria conditions are expected Sunday night into Monday, due to enhanced pressure gradient between departing cold front and building high. As the high moves more to the east, areas of low pressure will track east across region late Wednesday through Friday with scattered showers and possible thunderstorms

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Feb 23, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

65 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach. 75 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 85 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 94 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Tonight
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Areas of fog after midnight. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms through the night.
Sunday
West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet after midnight. Inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
Monday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday Night
East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Tuesday Night
East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. Showers likely.
Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. Showers likely.
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Last Update: 1000 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019
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