Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days.
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Last Update: 1001 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

21NM S Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast


...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
Synopsis: North winds will diminish tonight as high pressure builds offshore, but seas will remain steep to very steep through Saturday. A weak front will move onshore Friday evening. High pressure will briefly return Saturday. A stronger front will move onshore Sunday, and it will bring heavy steep to very steep northwest swell with it. Even heavier swell will move in Monday. Yet another weak front will approach the area Tuesday.

Tonight
N wind 15 to 25 kt...becoming NE 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 9 seconds.
Fri
E wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to SW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds...subsiding to 4 ft at 8 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
Fri Night
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 ft at 8 seconds...becoming 3 to 6 ft at 8 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain.
Sat
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
Sat Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft... Subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. NW swell 9 to 12 ft. Chance of showers through the night.
Sun
SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft... Building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 8 to 10 ft...building to 11 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely.
Sun Night
W wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 12 to 14 ft. Rain.
Mon
NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 16 ft... Subsiding to 13 ft.
Tue
E wind 5 kt...veering to SE in the afternoon, then... Veering to W in the evening...rising to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 ft.
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Last Update: 1001 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018
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