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: 643 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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18NM N Fenwick Island Buoy DE

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Synopsis: A cold front will continue to slowly progress south through the region overnight before stalling tomorrow. A few waves of low pressure will move along the stalled front through Monday. The stalled front will lift northward as a warm front on Tuesday, followed by a cold front on Wednesday. High pressure will build in from the west from Thursday through the end of the week.

Tonight
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. scattered showers in the morning, then showers likely with scattered tstms early in the afternoon. Scattered showers late.
Sun Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds. a chance of showers and tstms until early morning.
Mon
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Mon Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tue
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Tue Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Wed
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
Wed Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening.
Thu
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Thu Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 643 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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