Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms.
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Last Update: 302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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Portland, OR Local Forecast Office

19NM NW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: WEAK FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THIS FRONT UNTIL ANOTHER WEAK FRONT MOVES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. LONGER RANGE INDICATES RETURN OF WEAK HIGH PRES TOWARDS MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

Today
N wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds... Shifting to the SW 3 ft at 4 seconds in the afternoon. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
Tonight
SW wind 15 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 5 seconds... Shifting to the W at 4 seconds after midnight. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds...building to 5 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
Sun
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Mon
NE wind 5 to 10 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Wind waves NE 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of showers.
Mon Night
E wind to 5 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves NE 1 ft at 4 seconds...shifting to the SE at 4 seconds after midnight. NW swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
Tue
SE wind to 5 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 6 ft.
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Last Update: 302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017
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