Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail.
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Last Update: 716 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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10NM SE Newport RI

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

Synopsis: ANZ200-181200- 716 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Weak high pressure off the coast will move farther offshore tonight. A warm front will lift north across the region Friday morning and a cold front will pass from west to east across the waters early Saturday. Showers and thunderstorms will be widespread Friday into Saturday morning across the waters, along with areas of fog. High pressure will return on Sunday through Tuesday. A cold front will approach the waters midweek. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri
S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Fri Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Sat Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sun
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Sun Night
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Tue Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017
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