Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend.
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Last Update: 723 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

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...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...
Today
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers this morning.
Tonight
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun Night
W winds around 5 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Mon Night
E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Tue
E winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of showers.
Tue Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Wed Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. 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.

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: 723 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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