Thunderstorms, Some Severe, and Heavy Rainfall Across the East

A cold front moving into the eastern U.S. will bring widespread thunderstorms and locally heavy rain to the eastern states. Excessive rain will be possible across the Mid-South and widespread flash flooding will be possible. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds may occur in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Out west, windy, dry conditions are keeping fire weather threats elevated-to-critical.
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Last Update: 258 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: ANZ100-262100- 258 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... A warm front will lift north of the waters this morning. Low pressure will move northeast through Quebec and drive a trailing cold front through the region tonight. High pressure will build in from the west on Thursday and will hold over the area on Friday. && $$

Today
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers with areas of drizzle this morning, then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Areas of fog this morning. Patchy fog this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall this afternoon. Vsby variable to less than one quarter nm this morning.
Tonight
S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Thu
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thu Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Fri Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat
W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun Night
SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 258 AM EDT Wed Sep 26 2018
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