Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest.
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Last Update: 550 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

10NM E Portland ME

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Synopsis: ANZ100-191200- 550 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for Stonington ME to Merrimack River MA out to 25 NM... High pressure will build in from the northeast tonight through Sunday night and will hold over the region through Tuesday. Low pressure will track east through southern Quebec Tuesday night and Wednesday and will drive a trailing cold front through the region Wednesday evening. High pressure will build in from the west Thursday and Friday. $$

Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft this evening, then 1 foot or less. A chance of showers this evening.
Sun
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sun Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Mon
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Mon Night
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tue
NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tue Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less, then 2 to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of showers.
Wed
S winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 550 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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