Storms moving out after drenching Treasure Coast on Thursday


The location of Hurricane Hermine and its forecast track at 3 p.m. Thursday. (TCPALM)

By Staff Report

ADVISORIES

  • A small craft advisory for winds will be in effect from 10 p.m. today to 4 p.m. Friday. 
  • The rip current risk today is moderate.

 TODAY’S FORECAST

Keep an eye on conditions with our live weather radar.

This afternoon, we’re seeing showers and storms. It’s mostly cloudy, with a high near 90 and a southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Tonight, showers are likely and possibly thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 76 and a south-southeast wind around 15 mph, and gusts as high as 20 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Sunrise was at 7:01 a.m. Sunset will be at 7:41 p.m.

EXTENDED FORECAST

Source: National Weather Service

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

Labor Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind around 5 mph.

TROPICS

Source: National Hurricane Center

Atlantic:

Hurricane Hermine

11 p.m.: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Gaston, located west of the Azores, and on Hurricane Hermine, located over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.

11 p.m.: Hurricane Gaston is about 395 miles west of Faial Island in the central Azores. Maximum sustained winds are 75 mph.

8 p.m.: A tropical wave is about 800 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands. Formation chance through five days: 20 percent.

Pacific:

2 p.m.: Trough of low pressure is showing signs of organization several hundred miles southeast of Acapulco, Mexico. Formation chance through five days: 80 percent.

2 p.m.: A weak area of low pressure is about 1,000 miles south-southwest of Baja California. Formation chance through five days: 20 percent.

TODAY’S TIDE FORECAST

Source: National Weather Service

Sebastian Inlet Bridge

High tides: 8:31 a.m. and 8:54 p.m.

Low tides: 2:22 a.m. and 2:42 p.m.

Fort Pierce Inlet, South Jetty

High tides: 8:48 a.m. and 9:11 p.m.

Low tides: 2:28 a.m. and 2:48 p.m.

MARINE FORECAST

Source: National Weather Service

Fast-moving showers and lightning storms are expected to move across Atlantic waters and well inland this afternoon and early evening. Wind gusts in excess of 35 knots will be possible, with locally higher waves on area lakes, intracoastal and nearshore Atlantic waters. Storm motion will be toward the northeast at 30 to 40 knots. Boaters should also be alert for the potential of waterspouts today and tonight.

Southerly winds will increase later tonight to 20 to 25 knots north of Sebastian Inlet and 15 to 20 knots south of Sebastian Inlet. Higher gusts will be likely overnight from Flagler Beach through Jupiter Inlet.

Today: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 12 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of offshore moving thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tonight: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Friday: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Friday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Saturday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening…then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Sunday: Southeast winds 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening…then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Monday: East winds 5 knots. Seas 4 feet. Smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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