Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas.
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Last Update: 930 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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5NM E Ocracoke NC

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Synopsis: AMZ100-202100- 930 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... Quiet weather returns to the region with dry conditions for the rest of the week as the winds remain mainly out of the NE. A small craft advisory is in effect from this morning through this evening from Ocracoke Inlet north for the offshore waters out 20 nautical miles. $$

Rest Of Today
NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Tonight
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Fri
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Fri Night
E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sat Night
SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Sun
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. A chance of tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 930 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018
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