Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region.
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Last Update: 116 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: ANZ200-200600- 116 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pressure over the Maritimes will bring persistent NE winds through Thu. A warm front will push N of the waters Thu night, with S-SW winds possibly approaching gale force Fri and Fri night. A cold front will push across the waters early Sat. High pres builds to the north on Sun. 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. $$

This Afternoon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tonight
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. 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.

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: 116 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018
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