Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms.
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Last Update: 414 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM QUEBEC TO NEW ENGLAND TODAY THEN MOVE OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE MOVES UP THE COAST AND OVER THE WATERS FOR FRIDAY.

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Today
NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers with areas of drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Areas of drizzle. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tue Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt... Becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu Night
SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely. 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.

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: 414 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
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