Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE

Synopsis: ANZ200-170000- 716 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Hurricane Gert will pass well south of the waters on today and will elevated southerly swells into today. High pressure returns for Thursday. A warm front will bring a chance of rain for Fri into Sat. High pressure will return on Sunday. 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
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Sat
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Sat Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 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.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017
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