Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.
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Last Update: 116 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

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Marine Zone Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

Synopsis: ANZ200-221800- 116 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres will build east of the waters overnight while a cold front approaches from the west. The cold front will sweep across the waters Sat morning with pre-frontal gale force S-SW winds overnight. High pres will build east from the Great Lakes this weekend with a reinforcing high pres building over Quebec Mon, which will shift east toward Nova Scotia on Tue. A warm will lift north of the waters on Wed. 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. $$

Rest Of Tonight
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Tue
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Wed
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
Wed Night
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. winds and seas 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: 116 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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