Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.
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Last Update: 256 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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Morehead City, NC Local Forecast Office

12NM NNE Atlas Tanker MR

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY...

Synopsis: AMZ100-260730- 256 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... A cold front will approach from the west this evening and cross the region late tonight and early Monday. High pressure will build into the area Monday night and Tuesday then slide offshore Wednesday. Strong low pressure will pass north of the region late Thursday and Friday pushing a cold front through the area. Strong high pressure will slowly build in from the northwest next weekend. $$

Tonight
SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. A slight chance of showers this evening. A chance of showers after midnight, then showers likely late.
Mon
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. Showers.
Mon Night
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough. A chance of showers in the evening.
Tue
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers rough, diminishing to choppy in the afternoon.
Tue Night
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight.
Wed
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to a moderate chop in the afternoon.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Thu
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, increasing to very rough. Showers likely, then a chance of showers.
Fri
NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers.
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Last Update: 256 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018
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