Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days.
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Last Update: 147 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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Synopsis: AMZ200-170115- 147 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... Atlantic high pressure will maintain moderate SW winds through the period, with isolated thunderstorms. Thunderstorms will become more numerous this weekend, as a front approaches the waters. This will produce locally higher winds and seas. $$

This Afternoon
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Fri
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Showers and tstms likely.
Sat Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, subsiding to 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.
Mon
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 147 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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