Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas.
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Last Update: 229 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

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20NM S Bar Harbor ME

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: ANZ005-210715- 229 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018 .Synopsis for Eastport ME to Stonington ME Out 25 NM... High pres will crest over the waters tonight then move E Fri morning. Strong low pres will track NW of the region Fri afternoon into Fri night. A strong cold front will reach the coast early Sat morning. $$

Tonight
E winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft, building to 8 to 10 ft after midnight. Showers with a chance of tstms after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Sat
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
Sat Night
N winds around 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
N winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon, then diminishing to around 5 kt in the evening, becoming E after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tue
SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of rain through the night. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
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Last Update: 229 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018
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