Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track.
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Last Update: 218 PM PDT Mon Aug 20 2018

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Medford, OR Local Forecast Office

21NM S Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: Gusty north winds and steep wind driven seas will persist over much of the waters through tonight. Winds will gradually lower Tuesday morning, but expect areas of steep seas to linger into Tuesday afternoon. Winds along the Curry coast will become southerly Tuesday morning. Southerly winds will spread across the waters late Tuesday and Tuesday night and expect fog to accompany the winds. These conditions will persist on Wednesday. Late Thursday into Friday, north winds and steep seas may develop over the waters.

Tonight
NW wind 10 to 20 kt...veering to NE 5 to 10 kt late in the evening, then...backing to NW after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW early in the evening, then...becoming variable less than 5 kt late in the evening... Becoming S 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog before dark. Patchy smoke through the night.
Tue
Northern portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the morning, then...easing to 5 kt early in the afternoon...backing to S late in the afternoon. Brookings southward, S wind 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 8 seconds and W 2 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog and smoke.
Tue Night
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 8 seconds and W 3 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog and smoke.
Wed
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft. Patchy smoke in the morning. Patchy fog through the day.
Wed Night
SW wind 5 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.
Thu
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... Becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft and W 2 ft.
Fri
N wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to NW 25 kt in the evening, then...becoming N after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft...building to 5 to 6 ft. Mixed swell N 2 ft and W 2 ft.
Sat
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft... Subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 3 ft... Shifting to the N 2 ft and W 1 ft.
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Last Update: 218 PM PDT Mon Aug 20 2018
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