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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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 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
Tonight
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thu
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
Thu Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Fri
SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.
Fri Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Sat
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Sat Night
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sun
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sun Night
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. winds and waves 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.

Winds and waves 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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