Heavy Rain and Flood Threat Continues; Wintry Mix Extends from the Plains to the Northeast; and Snow in the West

Additional rainfall from the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley will enhance the threat for additional flash flooding and main stem river flooding. Areas of accumulating snow and ice are expected across portions of the Central Plains to the Northeast. The Western U.S. will mainly be cold with the threat for heavy snow across parts of northern California, the Great Basin and the central Rockies.
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Last Update: 631 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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19NM NW Newport OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS

Synopsis: A series of weak low pressure systems and fronts will drop southeastward across the waters into early next week. This will bring periods of gusty winds with seas likely increasing into the teens over the weekend.

Rest Of Today
N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell NW 3 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.
Tonight
N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 17 seconds. Secondary swell NW 4 ft at 8 seconds.
Fri
SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 8 seconds. Rain likely.
Fri Night
W wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves W 4 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 8 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain.
Sat
NW wind 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt, becoming 30 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 14 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Chance of rain.
Sat Night
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves W 3 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 12 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers.
Sun
W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 14 ft.
Mon
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 15 ft.
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Last Update: 631 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018
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