Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods.
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Last Update: 143 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

9NM ESE Plymouth MA

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Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM QUEBEC TO NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE MOVES UP THE COAST AND OVER THE WATERS FOR FRIDAY.

FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.

This Afternoon
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Wed
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
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Last Update: 143 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
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