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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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 256 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018


Tonight: SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to light chop late. A slight chance of showers this evening. A chance of showers after midnight, then showers likely late.

Mon: NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop, increasing to choppy in the afternoon. Showers.

Mon Night: NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. 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, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. 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. Showers likely.

Thu: SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 5 to 8 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 7 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers very rough. A chance of showers.



Zone Forecast: S of Cape Lookout NC to Surf City NC out to 20 nm (AMZ158)

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