Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms.
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Last Update: 744 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

19NM NE Montauk NY

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A WEAK FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE WATERS TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SET-UP OVER THE EASTERN WATERS ON SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY A PASSING WARM FRONT ON MONDAY AND COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY WITH WESTERLY WINDS LASTING INTO THURSDAY.

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
SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms this morning. Vsby 1 nm or less... Increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.
Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Tue
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 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: 744 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017
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