Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Last Update: 704 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: AMZ100-182315- 704 AM 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. $$

Today
SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tonight
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then showers and tstms likely after midnight.
Sun
SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
Sun Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers and tstms likely, mainly in the morning.
Mon Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Tue
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Wed
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers and tstms, then showers and tstms likely. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 704 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
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