Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.
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Last Update: 723 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

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Synopsis: ANZ200-230015- 723 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A cold front will move offshore this morning. High pres will build east from the Great Lakes this weekend. A stronger high will build across Quebec Mon, then will shift east toward Nova Scotia Tue. A warm front will lift north of the waters Wed. 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. $$

Today
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun
N winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
W winds around 5 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tue
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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.

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: 723 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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