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: 823 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

21NM S Port Orford OR

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Synopsis: A THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE COAST WILL WEAKEN TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT WITH SOME SHOWERS, THEN THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL RESTRENGTHEN ON SUNDAY. OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE AND THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL WEAKEN AGAIN ON MONDAY WITH A WEAK DISTURBANCE PUSHING NORTH OF THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT. THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL REDEVELOP TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY, THEN YET ANOTHER FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH ON THURSDAY.

Today
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
Tonight
NW wind 10 kt...backing to SW early in the morning. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 ft at 10 seconds.
Sun
Northern portion, S wind 5 kt...veering to N 10 to 15 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Brookings southward, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming NW 10 kt in the late morning and early afternoon, then...rising to 15 to 20 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Swell W 4 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of showers.
Sun Night
N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight.
Mon
N wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
Northern portion, N wind 5 kt...backing to S after midnight. Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to S 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Slight chance of showers.
Tue
S wind 5 kt...veering to NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon and evening, then...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 4 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and SW 2 ft.
Wed
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft... Building to 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 ft...building to W 6 ft.
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Last Update: 823 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017
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