Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week.
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Last Update: 635 PM EDT Tue Aug 14 2018

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

35NM NE Atlantic City NJ

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: The large low pressure system that has been responsible for the heavy rain in the area the last few days will continue to slowly lift northeast overnight away from the region. This will be followed by weak high pressure tomorrow. By Friday, another low crossing from the Great Lakes region into New England will bring a cold front into our region. This front is expected to stall over our region for much of the weekend before shifting southeast Sunday night or Monday.

Tonight
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds. scattered showers and tstms, mainly this evening.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning, then 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Wed Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft until early morning, then 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Thu Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft in the evening, then 2 ft or less.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 635 PM EDT Tue Aug 14 2018
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