Heavy Rain Expected in the Northeast; Strong Thunderstorms Possible in Texas

A slow-moving low pressure center will shift into the Northeast today, bringing heavy rain to some areas, especially coastal Maine. The rain combined with snowmelt has increased the threat for flooding in parts of New England. At the southern end of the front, isolated strong-to-severe thunderstorms are possible in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas today.
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Last Update: 536 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

27NM NE Gloucester MA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: ANZ100-261145- 536 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... Low pressure moves north toward New England today. As the low moves through northern New England on Thursday it will send a cold front eastward across the Gulf of Maine with high pressure building behind it through Friday morning. The next low may track up the East Coast and toward the Gulf of Maine as early as Friday night with a stronger cold front arriving on Saturday. $$

Tonight
SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Rain this evening, then rain with areas of drizzle after midnight. Areas of fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers with areas of drizzle in the morning. Areas of fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
Sat
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Mon
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
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Last Update: 536 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018
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