Heavy Rain and Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the Lower Mississippi Valley & Southeast

A few severe thunderstorms are possible over Texas, the lower Mississippi Valley, and Southeast into Sunday. Locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding may also occur in these areas. Elsewhere, rain and higher elevation snow will develop from Idaho into western Montana by Sunday evening, followed by cooling temperatures and a changeover to snow for most of the northern Rockies by Monday.
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Last Update: 229 PM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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10NM S Port Orford OR

Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

Synopsis: Offshore high pressure and a strengthening thermal trough along the coast will result in strong and gusty north winds develop over the waters through Sunday evening. The strongest winds and steepest seas are expected south of Bandon. North winds will gradually weaken late Sunday night into Monday.

Tonight
N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt... Becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft...subsiding to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds...subsiding to 6 to 7 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.
Sun
N wind 20 to 25 kt except N 10 to 15 kt within 5 nm of brookings southward. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 30 kt...easing to 15 kt after midnight. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, NW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon
N wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to NW 5 kt in the afternoon. Within 5 nm of brookings southward, N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
Northern portion, NW wind 10 to 15 kt... Veering to N after midnight. Brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt... Veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft.
Tue
N wind 5 kt...backing to W in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft.
Tue Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft.
Wed
N wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon and evening, then...backing to SE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft.
Thu
S wind 5 kt...veering to SW in the afternoon, then... Veering to W in the evening...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the evening, then... Becoming 2 ft or less after midnight. Mixed swell NW 4 ft and S 2 ft.
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Last Update: 229 PM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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