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Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook
  Today's Weather Impact Levels  (click on specific hazard for details)
Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland
Flood
Coastal
Flood
Rip
Current
Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding Rip Current Seas/Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding Rip Current Seas/Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
 
 Rip Current Hazard
Rip Current Image
 
 Legend (Click for Impacts)
None No unusual risk from rip currents.
Low Weak rip currents possible. Weak swimmers should stay in shallow water.
Moderate Rip currents likely. Weak swimmers should not enter the surf above the knees.
High Strong rip currents likely. Stay out of the surf.
Extreme Severe rip currents likely. Surf may be deadly.
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 Rip Current Impact Statement
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