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: 1001 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ100-220930- 1001 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018 .Synopsis for Eastern North Carolina coastal waters... High pressure at the surface and aloft will linger across the eastern Carolinas through the weekend. A weak front will drop into the area early next week. A stronger cold front will approach from the west late next week. $$

Overnight
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S, then becoming W late. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, diminishing to flat.
Sat
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.
Sat Night
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Sun Night
NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.
Mon
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Mon Night
E winds around 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
Tue
E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers.
Wed
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 1001 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018
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