Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track.
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Last Update: 1238 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

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27NM NE Atlantic City NJ

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Synopsis: A stationary front remains situated south of Delmarva as high pressure noses in from the north. The high moves offshore on Tuesday as that stationary front returns north as a warm front Tuesday night. A cold front moves across the region on Wednesday. High pressure builds in from the north and west to close out the work week. The high then moves offshore early in the weekend as a cold front approaches from the west late in the weekend.

This Afternoon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the NE with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Tonight
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the NE with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Tue
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of 7 seconds. a chance of showers and tstms late.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 7 seconds. showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
Thu
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Fri
N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft in the morning, then 2 ft or less.
Fri Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1238 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018
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