Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians.
Read More...

Last Update: 942 PM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Port Canaveral FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure stretching across the local waters will keep favorable boating conditions into early next week. Isolated to scattered showers and lightning storms over the coastal waters will remain in the forecast. Gusty storm outflows, higher seas, and frequent cloud to water lightning will be possible in the vicinity of any lightning storms approaching the waters from the west.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Wednesday, August 12th.

40 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 27 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 20 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 11 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 8 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Monday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 942 PM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data