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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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 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N 30 kt southern portion. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...building to 7 to 9 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds... Subsiding to 7 ft at 14 seconds after midnight.
Sun
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. NW swell 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun Night
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
Mon
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
Mon Night
N wind 20 kt northern portion and NW 10 to 20 kt southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 4 ft.
Tue
N wind 10 to 20 kt...backing to NW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft.
Tue Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening... Becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft.
Wed
N wind 15 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft.
Thu
S wind 10 kt...veering to N in the evening, then...veering to SE after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
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Last Update: 229 PM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018
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