Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.
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Last Update: 916 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

6NM NW Portsmouth RI

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH

Synopsis: ANZ200-251515- 916 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Warm frontal boundary lifting N into the waters through Sunday along which a wave of low pressure along the coast is expected to develop. As such, E gales Sunday shifting W and weakening as the low passes. Quiet through the early week period, W winds, with an eye on the late week and the potential for a deep, offshore storm to develop. 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. $$

Overnight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain late this evening. Rain likely.
Sun
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sun Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tue
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Tue Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Wed
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
Thu Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. Rain likely. 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: 916 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018
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