National Weather Summary for Monday, December 3, 2018
by David Moran, on Dec 3, 2018 10:29:23 AM
Thunderstorms will continue to develop across southern Georgia and north Florida on Monday as a cold front moves eastward. Elevated winds and seas are expected across the Gulf of Mexico Monday evening through early Tuesday evening in the wake of a cold front.
- Thunderstorms for Southern Georgia and Northern Florida on Monday
- Elevated Winds and Seas Monday Evening through Early Tuesday Evening across the Gulf of Mexico
Thunderstorms for Southern Georgia and Northern Florida on Monday
As a cold front continues to slowly advance southeastward through the Southeast, thunderstorms will likely continue to develop along and ahead of it. Thunderstorms, a few severe, are ongoing but should increase in coverage and intensity over the next several hours. Gusty winds and brief tornadoes will be the primary hazards with these storms before activity weakens later this evening.
Major Cities in Region: Tallahassee, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Savannah, GA
Thunderstorm Risk for Monday
Elevated Winds and Seas Monday Evening through Early Tuesday Evening across the Gulf of Mexico
High pressure is expected to build in behind a cold front moving across the Gulf of Mexico. This will lead to elevated winds and seas from Monday evening through early Tuesday evening. Winds will be northeasterly at 20-25 knots with gusts in excess of 30 knots. Seas will range 7-10 feet.
Winds and Wave Heights 6pm CST Monday
A Look Ahead
Snow may develop across portions of the Plains and Midwest on Thursday as a cold front moves eastward. Freezing rain, sleet and snow are forecast across the Southern Plains on Friday as an area of low pressure moves through the region. To the south of this low, heavy rain is expected for much of Texas. Snow will continue across the Plains on Saturday. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will move into the Southeast. On Sunday, freezing rain and snow are forecast across the Appalachians.