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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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: 646 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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Today: NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers flat.

Tonight: E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Dominant period 10 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of tstms in the evening. A slight chance of showers.

Sun: E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Sun Night: E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.

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

Mon Night: E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of tstms in the evening. A chance of showers.

Tue: E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop, diminishing to light chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

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