Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into the Mid-Atlantic; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy rainfall will continue through midweek from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to critical fire weather threat continues across the Central Great Basin and the Central Rockies; and there is an elevated fire risk from southwestern Oregon to northern California. Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and the Carolinas.
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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: 1047 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018




Rest Of Today: E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 3 ft near shore. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers late this morning, then a chance of showers with isolated tstms this afternoon.

Tonight: E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 7 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. Isolated tstms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

Tue: E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, except 3 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop in the afternoon. Showers likely with a slight chance of tstms in the morning, then a chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.

Tue Night: SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft, except 2 to 4 ft near shore. Dominant period 8 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed: W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms, mainly in the morning.

Wed Night: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri: W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of tstms. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



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

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