Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
1. Surface observations and WSR-88D Doppler radar data indicate that a surface trough associated with a mid- and upper-level low pressure system has remained stationary near the Texas coast during the day. This system continues to produce a widespread area of cloudiness and disorganized showers and thunderstorms, accompanied by strong gusty winds, over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rainfall and flash flooding across portions of southern and southeastern Texas are likely to continue during the next few days. For more details on this disturbance and the threat for heavy rainfall, please see products issued by your local weather office and High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent.
High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service can be found under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and on the Web at https://ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml.