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: 435 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

27NM SW Elizabeth City NC

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ100-190815- 435 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure will extend over the area from well offshore through the weekend with a weak trough over the central piedmont. A weak cold front will drop into the northern forecast area Monday and Monday night, then lift back to the north Tuesday. Another cold front will approach the area late next week. $$

Tonight
SW winds around 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers and tstms likely until early morning, then a chance of showers and tstms late.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun Night
SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the evening.
Mon
W winds around 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Mon Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft, then 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Thu
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 435 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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