Scattered strong to severe storms across portions of the central Plains and middle Mississippi Valley into the middle Ohio Valley

Severe thunderstorms that can produce strong wind gusts, hail, and tornadoes are possible this afternoon in to the evening from the Central Plains to the Ohio Valley. Heavy rains are possible over the Central Plain and the Middle Mississippi Valley
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Last Update: 324 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

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Gray/Portland, ME Local Forecast Office

9NM ENE Portland ME

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL HOLD OFF THE EAST COAST TODAY AS A COLD FRONT APPPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OFF TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES IN FROM THE WEST. THE FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE.

Today
SW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. A few gusts up to 25 kt late . Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with a few gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat
N winds around 5 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
Sat Night
SE winds around 5 kt...becoming NE after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less...then 1 to 2 ft after midnight.
Sun
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
Mon
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 324 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016
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